performance

Looking back, this particular week has afforded the expenditure of much emotional energy. I suppose there are weeks like that. Not necessarily planned, but how it ends up playing out. Realizations of self. Lessons learned. And relearned. How to be a better mom, friend, coworker. Person in general. Efforts made, even if unnoticed. A reminder … More performance

diamonds

Last Tuesday was my daughter’s twenty first birthday. I generally write a blog post on my kids’ birthdays but this year, I couldn’t bring myself to come up with anything which seemed right. So I waited. June, for me, is not the easiest of months. I do not feel inclined to write all the whys. … More diamonds

self grace

People joke often, using the phrase, “livin’ the dream”. It’s generally when we find ourselves doing something not so pleasant right? And we choose to be sarcastic. But here’s the thing. This is Mother’s Day weekend and as I sit here and contemplate…I’m happy that my two kids are, to an extent, living their dream(s). … More self grace

abandoned

There’s a church I photographed years ago. Rural Kentucky. I enlarged the photo. Printed it out. Framed it. It’s currently hanging in my second bedroom. I’ve made it a habit to photograph churches. I passed it last Saturday. I’d forgotten exactly where it was. But at the moment. I passed it I decided to come … More abandoned

walked ten blocks

I walked five blocks. Downtown then back. Meaning ten blocks in all. With a stop in between for poetry. I did something brave and I went. Alone. Work in bag, prepared. Yet. Not quite ready. So I observed. Listened. Watched. Clapped. Intrigued, I will return. And perhaps. Share. Probably will share because I need to. … More walked ten blocks