Deep Breath

Deep Breath

This Week I feel like I’ve been on a roller coaster this week. It’s been awhile since I’ve experienced so many up and down emotions like I’ve had these past seven days. And it wasn’t just one thing – there was an incident at school, a shift in direction for my work projects (which meant … Continue reading

Summer of Sleep

Summer of Sleep

School has begun, again I can’t believe that summer is over and my son Jake started 5th grade this week. It felt like I was just writing to you all about my Summer of Getting It Done, I blinked and now I’m back to sitting in the school carline. So did I have a productive … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Summer Vacation Last week, my son Jake and I took our annual summer vacation to Georgia to visit with my Dad. The highlight of the trip was the day we traveled to Atlanta to watch the Atlanta Braves. It’s been years since I saw the Braves play. And to be honest, I hardly catch any … Continue reading

Come and listen to a story …

Come and listen to a story …

Come and listen to a story ’bout a man named Jed Poor mountaineer barely kept his family fed Then one day he was shooting for some food, And up through the ground come a bubbling crude (Oil that is, black gold, Texas tea)   OK, not really That’s not really the story I’m going to … Continue reading

How Circles Become Spirals

How Circles Become Spirals

My circle obession For some odd reason this year, I’ve become obsessed with circles. I see them everywhere. They popped up in some artwork inspiration for one of my big projects I’m working on this summer:   And then I caught myself creating more circles as I was working on one of the elements (creating … Continue reading

A Human State of Mind

A Human State of Mind

My State of Mind School has ended and summer camp has begun. I have great hopes this year for a productive summer. My usual list of things I want to get done is longer than my dog Winston when he stands on his legs and goes counter surfing. Last summer was a disappointment. I had … Continue reading

I want to put on my Boogie Shoes

I want to put on my Boogie Shoes

Dancing Machine So a few weeks ago, I told you about how I found my spark again. I’m literally shaking things up by taking dance lessons. First I got the free 30 minute “let’s see if you have any rhythm and what kind of student you’ll be” session. It was mostly for people who were … Continue reading

Better late than never

Better late than never

Happy LATE Mother’s Day! Yeah, I know it was last weekend. With my new posting schedule (I’m only posting on Fridays now), I realized that I technically missed doing a Mother’s Day post. But it was such a good day that I had to share this with you guys. First, my son Jake wrote me … Continue reading

Something I Lost

Something I Lost

Something’s off April was an odd month for me. I hardly posted here and it wasn’t just because I was busy with work. I couldn’t tell what it was, just something was off. I felt like I was walking around in a mental fog. I kept asking myself all the questions my friends were asking: … Continue reading

The Parrothead

The Parrothead

Mr. Buffett “Dear Mr. Buffett … it has been way too long since we spent any quality time together. How I have missed you so ….” That was a Facebook post that went up with a picture of my tickets. Yes, those were my seats for this past Saturday night. It was one of those … Continue reading