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January 17, 2018 admin No comments exist

‘Twas the night before Icegedon and all through the city, Every mom in Austin filled with self pity. Cartons of wine stored in the kitchen with care, In hopes that might dull tomorrow’s screaming there.   The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of snowy days danced in their heads. And…

January 2, 2018 admin No comments exist

Once upon a time my heart and mind would fill with this budding hope right around the turn of the New Year.  Ritualistic and methodical, I would carefully pull out a beautiful leather journal with crisp new pages intentionally weathered, imitating a wise whimsy allure I always fell victim to. My fingers would tingle with…

October 2, 2017 admin

It was 7:15 AM.  I finished a workout, and glanced at my Facebook page for the first time today.  “My heart is with Vegas.” “Vegas, I have no words.” Then, “Worst Mass Shooting in US History.”  My heart raced, and full panic sat in.  What in the world happened last night?  And then I looked…

September 18, 2017 admin

Am I unemployed?  I sat staring at the box titled, “Job Title?”  Do I put freelance writer?  I mean “writer” is my dream job and all, but it’s not exactly like I bring home a regular paycheck by any leap of the definition.  Do I put “unemployed?”  I’ve been unemployed before.  I sure remember being…

September 15, 2017 admin

Drenched with sweat, panting, I look up at my husband.  He is equally fatigued.  Sometimes with him by my side, I start to feel like I can do anything, and crazy ideas and aspirations pop out of nowhere.  Glancing up, one of these crazy ideas enters my head. “I want to run to that mountain…

August 4, 2017 admin

So I’m a closet adrenalin junkie.  Give me a physical or mental challenge, I love to tackle it head on.  Which also means I have the propensity to get bored very easily.  So when I became a full time stay at home mom, I was concerned about not being physically and mentally stimulated enough.  Would…