What To Do With Ourselves in the Land of COVID-19

Yesterday was busy in the land of COVID-19. I rose early, as usual, and drank coffee and wrote. Before the sun was fully up, I went to the grocery and … Continue reading What To Do With Ourselves in the Land of COVID-19

Pain with a Purpose (and the perils of Spring sports season)

This week I have driven one thousand miles in three afternoons without ever leaving the boundaries of my small town (or at least it feels like it). What I do … Continue reading Pain with a Purpose (and the perils of Spring sports season)

Living with Teens is Like…

Living with teens is like… Living with professional looters. And world-class hackers. It is like being stuck in the movie Groundhog Day except instead of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania you go back … Continue reading Living with Teens is Like…

Arms Open Wide Review at Believe.com

There is a new review up for my book, Arms Open Wide, up at Believe.com!  Check it out!  Arms Open Wide is available for pre-order everywhere and will be in … Continue reading Arms Open Wide Review at Believe.com

God the Gardener

For a brief, shining moment this past Saturday, Spring came to Tennessee.  I grabbed a pair of gloves, a stack of lawn bags and began tackling the largest flower bed … Continue reading God the Gardener

10 Resons Why It is Better to be 44 than 34

Yesterday was my 44th birthday.  I fully intended to post this list then, but honestly…I was too busy having fun.  I decided at the beginning of the day to celebrate … Continue reading 10 Resons Why It is Better to be 44 than 34

Dreadlock Disaster

“How did you manage to bleach your dreadlocks?” I exclaimed as I reached out in horror to touch the light brown tip of her hair. She was clueless. I rolled … Continue reading Dreadlock Disaster

Swept Together From The Crumbs

Yesterday, I ran into Whole Foods to buy some chicken fried tofu (yum) and Little Man’s favorite tea. Whole Foods is the Disney World of grocery stores. There is a … Continue reading Swept Together From The Crumbs

This Yoga Mat Smells Like Feet

Finally, I was back at yoga today after a week of Thanksgiving preparations and then my week-long standard post-holiday virus. My gifted yoga instructor, Keleah, cranked up the heat, dimmed the … Continue reading This Yoga Mat Smells Like Feet

Something Beautiful

I think I’ll fight back with something beautiful. Believing the best. Resisting the dark. Turning my face toward the sun. Choosing life. And hope. And kindness. And love once again. … Continue reading Something Beautiful

Joy, Sorrow, Tofu

I had chicken fried tofu on the brain. Whole Foods has the most delicious chicken fried tofu and I stop in about once a week for it. The problem is, … Continue reading Joy, Sorrow, Tofu

Good for Me

There are certain things that I know are just good for me- Deep down, life, breath, soul good for me. Prayer on the porch swing. C.S. Lewis with my kids … Continue reading Good for Me