A mom emailed me to offer her swing set for the single mom’s kiddo. (See earlier post.) But they were moving and needed it gone ASAP. I just couldn’t get over there with how crazy our days have been and to boot, I would need to round up a pick up truck and some… Continue reading Swinging in the rain
I was talking with a single mom the other day. Her extraordinari-ness on so many levels makes my eyes leaky. She adopted this dear baby – special needs and all. She works full time. She gives tirelessly to her community. Which brings me to the conversation. She mentioned a few household needs. Seems a handyman… Continue reading The Cavalry is coming!
Does this get your attention: Are you and your partner unhappy with your jobs, where you live, what you drive? Are you ready for that yard you always wanted, that dream job that you thought you’d have by now? Yearning for a slower-paced life or are you ready to speed things up from your current… Continue reading Giving notice
Sometimes, in the wee hours of the morning, I may be listening to the audio version of Robinson Crusoe. The story is perfect for easing back into sleep. The enduring legacy of the story tells me Crusoe’s story resonates with our quest for some basic human needs. Things like resilience, self reliance and solitude. And… Continue reading Robinson Crusoe was a liar
I work around preschoolers and I love the lessons these little people impart to me. Everything is new and full of wonder. It’s quite a contrast to the pinched and harried expressions found on the faces of most adults. Our monkey minds keep us so distracted looking over our shoulder at things we cannot change… Continue reading Blame it on photosynthesis
I love, love, LOVE going to Zumba. And so do my Zumba buddies. Some are quite good at the moves. I prefer to hang out in the back since I tend to “solo” quite a bit. (Read: go in the wrong direction.) After class, I’ve told a few that I appreciate their great dancing. “Have… Continue reading I’m sorry your childhood sucked
I started a part time job about a month ago. It’s a fun job – doing admin support on the college campus. I’m enjoying a re-entry into the adult world in a way. I’ve been home for the past 21 years raising kids and my side entrepreneurial pursuits. So I’ve pretty much been in my… Continue reading Where did you come from?