It’s Been A Long Time, I Shouldn’t Have Left You.

Soooo…you know that thing people do where they let life and all its happenings steer them away from their best laid plans?  Well, I kinda did that. And because I have this horrible habit of believing that everything must be 100% perfect before I can start-or restart-anything, I’ve let myself stay away from writing for […]

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Just One of Those Days

It’s frustrating to feel like all the things you want in life are juuuust out of reach.  You can see them, they’re so close. But you can’t seem to figure out how to grasp them.  It can be discouraging.  And, if you allow it, that discouragement can completely obliterate your efforts to keep reaching. I […]

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Shall We Dance?

Six years old.  End-of-summer camp show.  I am wearing a pretty dress and ready to perform with my partner and camp mates, the routines we’d practiced.  First, we dance as a group. Then, we find our partners and perform the second and final dance.  I spot my partner and make my way toward him.  But […]

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Visions of Sugarplums

  Whenever I’m struggling to stay awake in the middle of the work day, I think about preschool.  Where am I going with this, you ask?  Naps.  Every day, whether we liked it nor not, all activity ceased and we were mandated to our cots or blankets to lie down for what seemed like hours […]

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