Turbulent

Today I feel like I am in the rapids in a boat. I am holding the paddle but I’m just bouncing and slamming against the rocks as I race down the river towards the unseen; not scared just anxious. I am wondering what is around the bend? Have you ever felt that way? Like your … More Turbulent

No, absolutely not! Don’t even think about it. I will not let you do that.”

“No, absolutely not! Don’t even think about it. I will not let you do that.” 30 years of marriage and this is not a conversation that I expected. My first reaction was to pop open my mouth and tell him exactly what I thought about being told what I would and would not be ‘allowed’ … More No, absolutely not! Don’t even think about it. I will not let you do that.”

Authentically You

“Life isn’t about finding yourself, its about creating yourself.” George Bernard Shaw My whole life I was always trying to ‘find myself’ to figure out who I was. I would stress myself out endlessly over not knowing. How does one find themselves? How do we know who we are? One day someone told me that … More Authentically You

Checking In

Social media has made ‘checking in’ so easy. It’s just something that we do now. It is the social norm. We check in when we go out to eat, or to the salon or just about anywhere. But how often do we take the time to check in with ourselves? How often do we go … More Checking In

Dear Diary

I used to think that little kids were the only people that had diaries. Diaries were just for little girls to write about their secret crush, the cool stuff they did with their friends or how their parents are so unfair! So, somewhere in pre-teen years – I stopped keeping a diary. But when I … More Dear Diary

Hurry Mama, Hurry

Hurry Mama Hurry Take my hand, let’s go, I’ve got you don’t worry, Yes, ma’am, I know, Hurry mama hurry, There’s no time to be slow, Yes Mama, I remember that too, Please keep walking, there is so much to do. The stories come every day, Sometimes just a sentence, A word, a photo or … More Hurry Mama, Hurry

What About Me!?

Today we live in such a high tech, face paced society where we feel this constant sense of urgency – everything needs our immediate attention, and everything must get done right now! I often catch myself feeling impatient as I wait 60 seconds for the microwave to heat something up! It is so easy to … More What About Me!?