A BIG THANK YOU FROM ETHIOPIA! It doesn’t feel like it has been a month since I returned from Ethiopia, and yet it has! The experience is still so very fresh on my mind and as I consider all thing things I’m grateful for , especially as I write this on Mother’s Day!!! I knew … More

Taking Risks, Discerning, Being Flexible & Going for it (oh and balance is bullshit!)

Happy Spring Friends! How can it be? March 2017?…………………………………….. Wow! This past year has been incredible.  A lot of seed planting in the past few years, a lot of risk-taking, and a lot of learning around discernment, letting go, being flexible, and going for it! It reminds me of the first two years I tended a garden. The … More Taking Risks, Discerning, Being Flexible & Going for it (oh and balance is bullshit!)

love and 9/11

fifteen years ago today, i was almost six months along with my youngest, Samantha, living in Omaha, Nebraska, pulling into the tree-lined lot at UNO, on my way to class, pregnant belly beginning to near brushing the bottom of my steering wheel. i was listening to NPR, drinking the last bit of coffee, when i … More love and 9/11

thanks-giving

can you believe it is august already? i can’t. a year ago this week i was gearing up for my oldest to be married and now this week i’ll be prepping my youngest for high school. presently, i’m enjoying a high-rise view in downtown atlanta, planning out some remaining projects for the year and prepping … More thanks-giving

may I be as brave and strong as my heart

Another Day. Another Sun. Another Opportunity to Live. Working backwards from what I want for my life, meeting let downs, challenges and loss with a perspective that constantly changes. тнe нυмan нearт replaceѕ мυcн oғ нer тιѕѕυe every тнree dayѕ. мay ι вe aѕ ѕтrong and вrave aѕ мy нearт. Seeing, accepting, loving and living … More may I be as brave and strong as my heart

human

   what it means to be human is often hidden tainted by the layers society wraps around our sense of being like skin yet instead of protecting it encourages us to harbor self doubt anger resentment and fear what it means to be human is to me some days like exposure on a cold winter … More human