It was a chilly week here. Mother Nature delivered a bit of snow and a lot of ice. So what did I do? Snapped the Olloclip on my iPhone and took some macro shots.
We spend our lives waiting. Waiting in line, at traffic lights, for the bus or train to come, for our big break. We wait to be loved, to be accepted, to be allowed. We wait for help, for guidance, for the right time. We wait for our turn. When will it be my turn? Don’t. […]
Something strange happens when you uncouple. You worry about providing for yourself and your child. You wonder if it’s something you can handle on your own. You figure out how to co-parent separately, how to be the only parent with your child on nights when he is with you, and how to be alone on […]
I am more than you think I am. I surprise people with my age, my experience, my strength, my ability. First impressions can be mistaken. My power is in your underestimation. I am more broken than you think I am. Do not mistake my perseverance for wholeness. I smile because I am content, or because […]
December was a busy month, but that didn’t stop me from feeding my book addiction. Here is what I have been reading this month and what I added to my bookshelf. What I read Pack of Two: The Intricate Bond Between People and Dogs by Caroline Knapp (borrowed from the library): A journalistic memoir in […]
Every year I choose a word to set an intention for that year. I don’t often set resolutions, but when I first heard about the idea of a word for the year, I grasped the idea and ran with it. Some of my previous words include shine, focus, joy, and badass. This year my word […]
The Secret Language of Dogs: Unlocking the Canine Mind for a Happier Pet by Victoria Stillwell Published by Ten Speed Press on October 11, 2016 The Secret Language of Dogs is a non-fiction look at the behavior of dogs. Stillwell presents the psychology of dogs’ body language and actions in a way that is easy […]