It’s a Process

Another pomegranate martini lingered in front of me; its sweet red nectar glistening in the glow of lowered lights and laughter. Two of my girlfriends flanked the table and I was absorbed by their presence. I'm realizing that everyone suffers from some level of loneliness or discontentment. The stay-at-home mom, the working mom, the mom … Continue reading It’s a Process

Five Minute Friday: Here

I have five minutes to write, five minutes to breathe creativity into my day. But nothing enters my head or rests on my heart this morning. I listen for inspiration. I listen to the purr of the refrigerator and the heavy breathing of the furnace. My mind is a jumble of thoughts. There are dirty … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Here

Five Minute Friday: After

As I sink deep under the covers, the dog snuggles on my left side, DW on my right, and my breathing slows down. I arrange and rearrange the covers and the pillows, prop them up higher, pound them down lower. Luna backs into me every time I move, trying to bury herself in my side. … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: After

We all need our own space

Although it was the right decision to home school this year, it did not come without some sacrifice. My time, attention and goals have been revamped to accommodate one busy fifth grader during the day and the rest of my family in the evenings and weekends. It has been a wonderful transition, but still requires … Continue reading We all need our own space

Girls Night Out

At 10:30 pm last night I was zipping down the highway with the sunroof open, letting the night air dance through my hair. Banging bass beats of music rumbled around the interior. My rock star partner and I were singing at the top of our lungs  the lyrics to Taio Cruz's Dynamite. throw my hands … Continue reading Girls Night Out