Making Lists

Years ago, I figured out that I could write about life in simple lists. Not only for noting to-dos, lists can explore feelings, challenges, emotions, ideas, dreams, happenings, moments. On the days when I want to get something down but writing too many words feels like…well, too many words...I turn to lists.  I know from [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 31

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28.   I teach people that no matter what the situation is, no matter how chaotic, no matter how much drama is around you, you can heal by your presence if you just stay center.~ Deepak Chopra ~ [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 24

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28. When you wash your hands, when you make a cup of coffee, when you’re waiting for the elevator – instead of indulging in thinking, these are all opportunities for being there as a still, alert presence.~ Eckhart Tolle [...]

:: Noticing the Moments ::

Taking some time to reflect upon my week... ::  there was snow, early in the morning...blue hour...falling softly, quietly...and it was lovely ::  week two of 28 Moments...awesome, beautiful women circling...it feels good ::  dried lavender on the bathroom sink...because ::  so many cups of tea...a few of coffee...and I made more chai (I like [...]

:: Noticing the Moments ::

Taking some time to reflect upon my week... ::  snow...which means shoveling...but also means playing :: getting on the treadmill even though I didn't really feel like it :: cookies...Tuesday definitely called for cookies :: watching my daughter with her extreme dot to dot {about 1,000 dots each puzzle!}...she loves it, and I love that [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: despite temperatures dipping early in the week (winter coats were back on), spring is arriving...trees are budding, tulips are pushing through, birds are everywhere...and i love my two perched by the window, watching :: over the weekend, sharing a bit about transition and motherhood here :: [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: lots of snow play around here this week...some of us made {literally} new friends...meet fred :: it's been a while since i've read a novel...sinking into this one :: sharing within the digital pages of sprout magazine...did i tell you i'll be a regular contributor there? [...]

ten things, right now…

ten things, right now... 1.  snow falling (a happy sigh about that) 2.  the pup (who loves the snow) going in and out...but the constant in and out means constant toweling off…and it's getting a little old (and it's only 7:52 in the morning) 3.  a warm cup of tea 4.  children busy with schoolwork…soon [...]