Weekly Photo Challenge: Oops!

This week's photo challenge is Oops!  ‘Tis the season to revel in photographic (and/or photogenic) disasters. I have an assortment of photos that will satisfy this challenge. Please forgive my indulgence, but I'm going to share a few. I had a hard time deciding which ones to include. I have plenty of blurry ones, but I like these … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Oops!

A Communication Tip for the Holidays and Beyond: “Me Time”

Have you ever been in a conversation where you were so busy formulating a response that you missed what the other person said altogether? Sometimes I think life happens this way; life as a conversation where we are only half-way committed, half-way listening. Many times we are so fixated on predicting what happens next that … Continue reading A Communication Tip for the Holidays and Beyond: “Me Time”

I Will Always Be Your Mom

To all the mothers of the world, I wish you a very Happy Mother's Day! I Will Always Be Your Mom We toil, we worry, mothers do Our bodies bleed and stretch Our hearts and minds grow and love pours out Soft bellies for a weary head Breasts warm pillows soothe We listen to your  heartbeat … Continue reading I Will Always Be Your Mom

The Battle of the Button Hats – Friday Fictioneers

Genre: Fantasy/Humor (100 words) The Battle of the Button Hats Around the bend, the boy spied them, curled up under a sweeping foliage of dank earth, their button hats perched loosely upon elephant trunks as tall as trees. What's this? Clumps of logs amassed in heaps, proportionate in numbers and in size, clustered beneath the button … Continue reading The Battle of the Button Hats – Friday Fictioneers

Monday Lunch Madness

You know the scenario. It's a whole string of events that bring you to this ever so delicate impasse: the realization that you do not have all the essentials to make your child's school lunch. And it's all your fault. If you don't have a child, I imagine this could apply to you, solely, on any … Continue reading Monday Lunch Madness

Confetti Cake and My Inefficient Blogging Habits

Nothing says impromptu like buying fluffy socks at the grocery store. It just puts me in the mood to buy sandwich bags, milk, etc. Oh. Are you waiting for meaningful content? Well, how about this?... This is my 200th blog post!!!! I just threw my own surprise party there. Did you see how I did … Continue reading Confetti Cake and My Inefficient Blogging Habits

In the Words of a Child (June 2013)

This weekend we had temperatures breaking all the records. It was as hot as 111 degrees today. When I walked outside, I felt like I was cooking. At a time like this, it's even too hot to eat. Kids, it looks like we're having popsicles for dinner. It's been some time since I wrote about … Continue reading In the Words of a Child (June 2013)