Gym childcare saves lives

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Best of 2019

Links to a short list of my favorite essays from 2019 have sat in a Pages file, open on my desktop, for more than two months since I picked them out. The last year was great for writing, including a 30-day series in April, plus an online course with Natalie Goldberg and a few submissions … Continue reading Best of 2019

Streaking

Over a 30-day period spanning the month of April, I published 20 different essays as part of a writing streak during which I attempted to publish something once a day. Since the last essay of the streak was published at the end of April, I have published ONCE.  Nearly three months have passed and I … Continue reading Streaking

Tuba Lessons

I found an article in the community paper about a Tuba Christmas event happening near our house. I rushed outside and pointed to the paper and screeched to my husband that we must go. There are many reasons for this, the bulk of them which are written about in my latest post. You can find … Continue reading Tuba Lessons

Mothering

Only after I became a mother in the most basic, literal sense, giving birth to my son and a few years later my daughter, did I dedicate the time needed to realize that raising children represents only a modicum of true mothering. It is a much bigger, holier, metaphysical concept than I give it credit. … Continue reading Mothering