Category Archives: Confession

Unwasted time

I couldn’t get phone messages all summer. Instead I got annoyed texts telling me my voicemail box was full. Yeah, I know, my phone needed my attention. But it had to compete with activities and hours of planning for my … Continue reading

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Head games

Euphoric. That was my feeling after Forrest Walker (yes, that’s his real name) treated me post-concussion. His simple touch on my abdomen, chest, thigh and head magically shifted the intangible energy within my body in indefinable ways. A fluid sense … Continue reading

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2014: The Year of the Glide?

Ought to’s. Shoulds. Responsibilities. Fear. These are the things that get in the way of my glide–literally and figuratively. But today, thanks to the feeling of hopefulness that comes at the start of a new year, I took a bite … Continue reading

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News of the day – 31 for 21

Practically every other day, some enlightening insight, funny anecdote or ironic episode pops into my head, and that’s where I “write” a blog post about it: in my head. That means you, faithful reader, don’t get to appreciate the wit, … Continue reading

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Zombie time of year

It’s that spooky time of year when pumpkins adorn doorsteps and zombies float in the trees above neighbor’s lawns. Cooler mornings and chilly nights taunt as darkness increases. There seems to be less time to get things done and more … Continue reading

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Rebirth of a Mother

TODAY, I WAS BLESSED to celebrate my fifth Mother’s Day. A new mother is brought to life along with her firstborn. But in a way, I was reborn, a changed mother, when my second came along. What follows is a … Continue reading

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31 for 21: Never dying

I am never going to die. That’s what I had to promise Elijah to settle him down in the dark last night as we cuddled before his bedtime. We were having the preschooler pillow talk we typically do before my final goodnight … Continue reading

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