back it

In July of last year a dear friend of mine decided to follow her bliss.  Her vision.  Her desire in life.  She decided to set aside so many other parts of her life and focus on a task that she found important to her soul, and also, to the future of on line publishing. Michelle … Continue reading back it

in time

Years can be such slippery intangible things, as we slide from one to the next. Season to season. Walking through our lives noticing so little of what the last year has held and what the coming years will bring. Except hair wet with rain in Spring. Skin glistening with sweat in Summer. Crunching leaves beneath … Continue reading in time

the ringer…

There's a routine.  A way I do things.  Every night before I close my eyes and sleep I turn the ringer off on my phone.  Plug it in to charge and curl up on my side to close my eyes and sleep. Except last night. Last night I turned the ringer up.  Set my phone … Continue reading the ringer…

sun warmed

Calm, with little signs of life zipping back and forth and around and around.  K chatting at me a million miles a minute.  The breeze just brushing the bottoms of my bare feet as I kick them gently behind me, swishing them through the air.  Swimming in slow motion while the cool green grass presses … Continue reading sun warmed

even here…

There's an internal monologue which plays through my head in the mornings as I go about my tasks. Stick to my schedule.  As I wake K from slumber, get her ready for school not so much by doing for her as I used to, but by carefully not doing for her. By hanging at the … Continue reading even here…

help wanted

I'm overwhelmed. There.  I said it.  I am.  I never expected this to be simple.  I never expected it to be easy.  Things are difficult.  Tense.  Uneasy.  Unstable.  And yes.  Overwhelming. And the list of things a that needs to get done is long and getting longer.  I'm knocking one of those tasks off today, … Continue reading help wanted