On pressure

In thinking about enjoying a moment, I often think about how the pressure I place on myself can often rob me of the joy to be had in these moments. It's at work. On the days when I feel like I've lost my temper and failed to plan well, that I can't stop and see… Continue reading On pressure

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On neighborhood kids

It was a bright and shiny summer day, a mere 100 degrees at just 9:30 in the morning. I'm minding my own business just taking in the moments of a morning dog walking session, when out of nowhere runs a kid across the lawn. Franklin the dog, of course, goes wild. He's screaming and barking… Continue reading On neighborhood kids

On enjoying a moment

I'm not really sure how to go slowly. Even on my slowest summer days, I am still wondering what all needs to get done and what I should be doing to best prepare for my next season. Even when my husband and I are on the most relaxing vacation with nothing on the agenda, I'm… Continue reading On enjoying a moment

Y is for You

I've been so excited for this one all month long. I want to talk about you for a second. Whoever you are, I’m not sure. But, I do want to know who you are. You are important. My dreams for this space are about you. I want you to breathe a sigh of relief when… Continue reading Y is for You