When I began to create my life, when I was younger, I set out into the world with the understanding that there is a “happy life” formula. The rules go something like this: get through school, preferably by making as few waves as possible. Go to more school, especially if you have big dreams.… Continue reading My Created Life
My father came to visit one afternoon and triumphantly presented a small blue box an appraisal my grandmothers wedding ring he said this is yours now I don’t have a lot of experience with diamonds I don’t wear bling my wedding ring is a modest silver band I don’t have a lot of experience… Continue reading Diamond in the Rough
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“I said that’s enough!” “You’re not listening to me!!” “I told you I needed a minute. You’re pushing me!” my husband yelled before he ran up the stairs and slammed the door. I sat on the bottom step and cried. I looked for a way to escape the profound discomfort I was experiencing, but there… Continue reading Poking The Bear
The first week that I was an Uber driver, I learned that my problems are small. And being an Uber driver is a nightly adventure in surprising ways. For example, you could potentially get your first ride of the night while sitting in your driveway. An hour later, you could be on the complete opposite… Continue reading Where are your from?
He adds items to our luggage after I think we are finished packing for a trip. I say we won’t need it. I say we should pack light. I always say that. I tire easily when preparing for a trip. My excitement usually peaks, then crashes into irritability and fatigue right before we start to… Continue reading He and I
"Look, Mommy! Dust molecules!” I hadn’t noticed the floating dots. I hadn’t seen them until you galloped through You, fresh creature, illuminating the specks You danced together I swear I saw a flash of light not originally a part of the sun shaft as you gamboled, cheerful and delighted Delightful… Continue reading This Morning in the Kitchen
Here are some fun prompts to write about. Use them to connect to your Inner Child, have fun, lighten up, and create some magic. Ask: What age would I like to be today? Write a letter to your grown-up self with love from your 5 year-old self. Laugh at your adult-ness. Try a rhyming haiku.… Continue reading Let’s Play!
The trees here tell a story. Old and New, white birch bark and neon leaves rub shoulders with their giant partners of prickle needles on trunks as old as the planet, all connected by their roots. The older ones whisper the secrets to the new ones. They rise together and claim their land, they teach… Continue reading
I invite you to join me for an expansive workshop on Sunday, June 25th at 1pm CST. 'Write to Change Your World' is an Intuitive Journaling Workshop. What is Intuitive Journaling? Intuitive Journaling will help you clear your past, heal in order to expand and open the channels of writing and creation for YOU -… Continue reading Workshops and Monthly Packages