Category Archives: Blog – Learning as I Go

Walking the Plank

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”      ~Isaac Newton                                I walk the plank. Every time I get the chance. Every time I … Continue reading

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Project Run Away!

“Mom, mom, mom.” “Mom, mom, mom.” “I’m bored.” “Mom.” “Mom,” says my 15 year old as he makes fart noises behind me. Big sigh. “Mom, aren’t you done yet?” asks my 14 year old. “I have the title done,” I … Continue reading

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Check Yourself!

As I share pieces of myself during this journey, I hear so many good things being said. So many good things being said about my honesty and willingness to tell my story. My response? Pride. If we take my response … Continue reading

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Me and You and A Dog Named Boo

Why is it that when things are going well in my head I hold my breath, waiting for the drop? That feeling when you suddenly plummet with no warning and your stomach turns inside out? I bared my soul to … Continue reading

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Righteous Sisterhood

  “You may shoot me with your words, You may cut me with your eyes, You may kill me with your hatefulness, But still, like air, I’ll rise.” ~Maya Angelou So we left off last week talking about building a … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Sign Up For This

As my hands nervously clean up the few dishes I had used for breakfast I go through a mental checklist. Animals are in their kennels – check. I have a pen and something for notes – check. I used the … Continue reading

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