Tagged with meaning of life

My Address at Dad’s Life Celebration

My Address at Dad’s Life Celebration

Hi beloveds. Most of you already know that my Dad passed away on January 11, after battling to recover from an aneurysm 14 months earlier. I am beyond heartbroken. This is the hardest moment of my life, and a dramatic emotional juxtaposition to the birth of our beautiful baby girl just 3 weeks prior, bless … Continue reading

Summer Camp for the Soul

Summer Camp for the Soul

I’m bubbling over with a velvety mixture of desire, creativity and determination that is both inspiring me and making me a crazy person. It’s clear I’m drinking way too much coffee. But moreover – I’m really fired up about finishing an incredible class, and I want to share some of the golden nuggets with you … Continue reading

Big Girls & Freight Trains

Big Girls & Freight Trains

Who is this little girl? I’m looking over pictures with a crazy mixture of pride, awe and disbelief at the little person she has become. A far cry from the colicky, needy, anti-social babe who couldn’t be bothered with large groups. And forget about a party. But now – she IS the party. She’s charming … Continue reading

FUN AND WHATS NEXT

Lately I’ve been beating myself up. “Autumn, you’re neglecting the blog, Autumn, you’re not being productive enough, Autumn you shouldn’t relax with your hubby for an hour to watch Californication, you should be reading or writing instead.” Ugh. Where’s the balance? I’ve spent the last 2 years effectively growing, giving birth to, and then nursing, … Continue reading

HAPPINESS OR BUST

HAPPINESS OR BUST

Today’s post is dedicated to so many people that I love. I think you know who you are. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ At her 2010 Women’s Conference, Maria Shriver was asked if she thought the modern woman could ever hope to “have it all”? A successful marriage, career, family, personal life, etc. She replied something to the effect … Continue reading

Memory-Making

Memory-Making

Stats: Sunny, 70 degrees in Santa Monica. Typical day…our mood was anything but. We felt the sunshine, inside and out. I reminisced in the way that makes more memories. Billy Joel on Pandora delivered us hours of old favorite tunes. Aspen loves to dance in front of the mirror with Mommy. Or maybe it’s Mommy’s … Continue reading