Category Archives: Relationships

Life is Like a Box of Crayons

Life is like a box of crayons. Most people are the eight-color boxes, but what you’re really looking for are the 64-color boxes with the sharpeners on the back. I fancy myself to be a 64-color box, though I’ve got … Continue reading

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Today I am Excited About Everything

Saturday morning Long week of work behind me Exciting week ahead Heading to Chicago Monday (never been) Sweet little one just finished Kindergarten on Friday Fathers Day on Sunday So grateful for the Men I know Wishing you the same. … Continue reading

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Mom

Dedicated to my amazing Mom who aside from being a loving mother of three, grandma of four, and a caring nurse her whole working career, has also started her own blog recently detailing the adventures she and Dad are having … Continue reading

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11 Questions, 11 Answers, and 11 Awesome Blogs

I was so honored that last week one of my favorite bloggers Lindsey, who writes the blog A Design So Vast “tagged” me as one of  eleven people she wanted to answer a set of questions she came up with … Continue reading

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Walk In With What You’re Looking For

We are going out on a date Saturday night, the husband and I. We don’t go out very often but we got ourselves a sitter and an invitation. This time it will be in the spirit of community building. We’re … Continue reading

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How to Thrive As an Introvert

Cartoon via Out Came the Sun; originally by Eat Up Whats Good for You    Being an introvert or an extrovert is by necessity a self diagnosed thing, and in the “know thyself” category, I think it’s a fairly important one. … Continue reading

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All Mamas Want the Same Thing

One of the ‘powerful beyond measure’ capacities we have as women is that we are able to give life. We can “make breath” as Ani DiFranco says. I believe with this ability comes, whether we have children or not, an … Continue reading

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A Good Way to Measure What Works for You

The good news is we’re landing immediately. The bad news is we are crash landing. – Madagascar (the movie) As some of you may have gathered based on my last post and the fact that it’s been longer than usual … Continue reading

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How it All Fits

Stephen R. Covey of the famed The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is known for a particularly hard hitting demonstration, an analogy for designing a life (something I’ve written about before here and here too). The Demonstration A large … Continue reading

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Finding Connection

A poem in form still has to have voice, gesture, a sense of discovery, a metaphoric connection, as any poetry does.  ~ Robert Morgan Can you believe February is pulling to a close already? 2/12ths of the year gone by. … Continue reading

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