Halloween

HalloweenI remember being so stinkin' excited for Halloween as a kid - I mean who DOESN'T love candy?!?! Then when my littles were ... well, little, I was excited all over again as we would dress them up and take them out for trick or treating goodness... One of the things you realize after divorce is that you have to give up certain things... no longer do both parents get 100% of their child's time and experiences and once again, like {keep reading}

Thankful Thursday

Thankful ThursdayWe're about to hit November... That's not news. November gives us the promise of cooler temperatures. The spirit of Thanksgiving. The hint that the Christmas holidays are right around the corner and a new year full of new beginnings and opportunities is not far off. November also gives us NaNoWriMo... for those unfamiliar, that is National Novel Writing Month. I'm participating again this year. Who knows, maybe I'll finally finish the novel that has {keep reading}

Wonder...

Wonder...As I sat thinking about this prompt, I couldn't make any sense of the direction it should take... My world is full of wonder... both definitions... the noun and the verb... a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable. I gaze in wonder at my boys. They are truly remarkable beings and while I'd LOVE to totally take credit for it, so much about them I didn't teach. They just know. {keep reading}

Shadows

ShadowsA couple weeks ago I went to listen to my son's middle school choir performance. While waiting for the concert to begin, there was a little girl sitting at a table within view playing with someone who appeared to be an older brother. They were making shadow puppets on the table and I watched as her eyes lit up each time she could contort her fingers to create a shape on the table, and she watched in awe {keep reading}

Masks

MasksAs much as I'd love to say that I don't wear a mask... truth is I think in some respects we all do... Some more than others... Current events have forced me to look at things that I've buried deep down because it was easier... but that's not fair. To anyone. 13 years ago, I never stopped wearing my mask. To the world around me I had the perfect life. I was married, had a beautiful baby boy {keep reading}

halloween

Halloween

I remember being so stinkin' excited for Halloween as a kid - I mean who DOESN'T love candy?!?! Then when my littles were ... well, little, I was excited all over again as we would dress them up and take them out for trick or treating goodness... One … [Read more...]

Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday

We're about to hit November... That's not news. November gives us the promise of cooler temperatures. The spirit of Thanksgiving. The hint that the Christmas holidays are right around the corner and a new year full of new beginnings and opportunities … [Read more...]

wonder

Wonder…

As I sat thinking about this prompt, I couldn't make any sense of the direction it should take... My world is full of wonder... both definitions... the noun and the verb... a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, … [Read more...]

shadows

Shadows

A couple weeks ago I went to listen to my son's middle school choir performance. While waiting for the concert to begin, there was a little girl sitting at a table within view playing with someone who appeared to be an older brother. They were making … [Read more...]

Masks

Masks

As much as I'd love to say that I don't wear a mask... truth is I think in some respects we all do... Some more than others... Current events have forced me to look at things that I've buried deep down because it was easier... but that's not fair. To … [Read more...]