Has it really been five months since my last post? It’s strange how time both speeds up and slows way way down once you have a child. The afternoons when Connor is screaming and wants to pull everything from every cupboard and not eat his snack and torture the dogs feel absolutely endless. Every minute […]

July 21, 2016

Tidying Up

Creating, Living

This week’s library stop brought me to an incredible little book – The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo – and really did lead me to have a little life-changing magic. The basic idea is to get rid of anything you own that doesn’t give you joy. It sounds simple, but it’s a pretty […]

February 26, 2016

Shotgun Shells, Oh Hell!


I guess I could make a long meaningless excuse for why I haven’t blogged in six months. But I don’t want to, and I don’t think you want me to either. Instead, I’m just going to say that shit got real for a while, and I’m presently working my way out of an extended period […]

February 5, 2016

A Becoming

Creating, Parenting

woman is not a completed reality, but rather a becoming, and it is in her becoming that … her possibilities should be defined” – Simone de Beauvoir About a year ago I found out I was pregnant. It wasn’t exactly planned, but it wasn’t a total surprise either. My husband and I had talked about […]

August 1, 2015