At the grocery store the other day, I was struggling to hold a crying three-year-old with one arm while using the other to put my groceries on the conveyor belt … Continue reading Grocery Shopping: Lessons in Compassion
Today I misjudged how long it would take me to get lost and then get back to meet up with a group of moms I was meeting for the first … Continue reading Double Vision: June Review/July Kickoff
From E. B. White’s Charlotte’s Web. (Wilbur is the first speaker. (If you’ve not read the book, Wilbur is a pig whose life was saved by Charlotte, a spider)): “Why … Continue reading Elevating Life Through Friendship
I’m not a terribly emotive person. It goes along with introversion to be understated about my emotional expressions, and it’s okay. It does, however, sometimes hinder connection with others who … Continue reading June is “Sharing Happiness” Month!
I had a mute massage yesterday. My massage therapist, also a dueling pianist (pronounced pi-AN-ist) at the Tavernacle Social Club, is on doctor-ordered vocal rest. She offered to postpone my … Continue reading Sound Decluttering
This trip, I’m noticing that my children look different to me when they’re with their relatives. I can’t always define what it is that’s different. Sometimes I’m just aware of … Continue reading All in the Family