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Inspiration, Gracias.

Finishing a book of essays by an author named Sloane Crosley who is the closest thing to a female David Sedaris as I’ve encountered. I experience both envy and awe at her slaughtering word choice. It must be productive if not at least inspiring for an aspiring writer gal to find new literary heroes. Yes?Today … Continue reading

NOTES FROM A TIME CAPSULE

NOTES FROM A TIME CAPSULE

In a time of frenzy, movement, possibility and impending decision, I find a note to my current self, care of my pregnant self. This outpouring was captured 8 months in, and 20,000 feet up, on the last blank page of whatever I was reading at the time. Was it hormones? Oxygen deprivation? Perhaps a genuine … Continue reading

CALGON…

CALGON…

Don’t let the clever photos fool you. Today was a hard Mommy day. I wish I had a bowl of red wine to shove my head into, but will have to settle for a book in bed instead. It is definitely time for me to go back to work. There I said it. “Llllaaaaahhhh…!!!”  (enter … Continue reading

FIGHTING BACK

I’ve worked a bit backwards with this blog business, beginning my collection of entries before actually creating the darn thing.  Early this morning while Aspen was sleeping I refined my list of “things you’ll expect to see here”. One of them was “adventures in pregnancy and domesticity”. My husband laughed when he heard that one. … Continue reading

“NOW” IS WAY BETTER

“NOW” IS WAY BETTER

Yesterday my brother asked me what I missed most about working. I rattled off a couple thoughts regarding camaraderie, hustle and bustle etc…but the truth is that I’ve been so busy savoring what I’m doing now that it hasn’t occurred to me that there is anything to miss. I installed a chalkboard in our kitchen, … Continue reading

NEW BEGINNINGS

The universe has heard my call! Today I was invited by a new magazine launching this summer, to write an article on yoga for new moms.  I forgot what this feeling was like! The feeling of impending achievement, adult style. More on this opp soon.