For the first time in over thirty years, I missed the Boston Marathon. I missed my street being closed off, I missed the early morning quiet transforming into a carnival-like day. I missed people setting up lawn chairs on the side of Comm. Ave, the balloon and food vendors, the music, the joy. We have timed our crossing of the route to see friends (you . . . → Read More: Marathon
Sometimes we are in maintenance mode but today is not one of those days. Computers and printers are not playing well together and I may even have to read one of those stupid owner’s manuals then not one but two light bulbs chose to break off in the dining room ceiling fixture, and I broke a mug and a sugar bowl. Bonus morning!
So after . . . → Read More: A Fix-It Morning
A Summer Called Angel chronicles the journey of author Sola Olu through the preenclampsia and premature delivery and treatment of her daughter, Angel. It is an honest and raw look at a very difficult time and I am honored to have the author write a guest post. An excerpt from the book: My journey into motherhood began with a siren-blaring, lights flashing ride to the . . . → Read More: Healing Through Writing by Sola Olu – A Guest Post
“Put On Your Big Girl Pants and Deal With It”
Really, this is one of my favorite instructions to myself – right up there with “Breathe”, “Calm Down” and “Get Over Yourself” – things I say but not as often as one might hope. But I mean it, especially about the Big Girl Pants and sometimes you need help finding those pants. Luckily for me, . . . → Read More: Put On Your Big Girl Pants and Deal With It