Quote Before Me this Week

“All good work is done the way ants do things. Little by little.” Lafcadio Hearn Truth? I am simply the worst at mastering this concept. And I just tried to think of a time when I wasn’t so awful and came up with … oh yeah. Never. I never perform small. If my kids wantsContinue reading “Quote Before Me this Week”

You Must Wear Jeans Once a Week

I love dresses. I love them so much. Dresses (and shoes) are like pieces of artwork. And you get to borrow them for your body for a while and strut around like a walking exhibit. But dresses will make you fat. Especially the comfortable ones. Something I’ve noticed over time is that if you wearContinue reading “You Must Wear Jeans Once a Week”

Life with Brutus

People. This Dog. First of all, heart is all kinds of wrapped around his … um … Tail? But let me tell you. He has kicked my butt up and down the street this week. Last weekend we decided to take him with us a on a family hike through the Lake District. It wasContinue reading “Life with Brutus”

Shhh! Sit Still and Be Quiet

I’ve never been much good at sitting still. When I was in Kindergarten, nap time was the exactly right time for me get in trouble. (Be still? Be quiet? When there’s so much to say? Well, I’m so sorry Mrs. McDonough but I have to talk to someone about that smell in the cafeteria. ItContinue reading “Shhh! Sit Still and Be Quiet”

Quote Before Me this Week

“But if you have nothing at all to create, perhaps you create yourself.” –Carl Jung People are born to create things. All things. Whether it’s something as mechanical and mathematically dependent as a space shuttle or something as colorful and texturally interesting as a Klimt painting, creations are always in our wheelhouse. And maybe that’sContinue reading “Quote Before Me this Week”

The Shadow in Front

Sometimes I feel like the real me is back there. And the sun is shining on and around me but not through me, and it’s cast a long whispy shadow out in front. And that shadow? Well that’s the thing that can’t be, but is. We’re attached. It moves like I do. Bears my shape. GoesContinue reading “The Shadow in Front”

Everything is Awesome and Everything is Boring

A few months ago, I was browsing the internet, as you do when you’re bored, and per usual the news was disheartening and infuriating, Instagram was full of the same pictures of people’s food and their new clothes or the photoshoot they staged in front the Louvre and everyone was warring on Facebook and Twitter.Continue reading “Everything is Awesome and Everything is Boring”