As the year evaporates into the advent of Christmas

As Ma Puce opened the first door on her Advent Calendar, I felt the rush of a whole year tumble out alongside the chocolate treat inside. Two seconds later, the chocolate was gone. A delicious moment lost in time. Much like this last year.Read full post here: advent of Christmas By mother.wife.me...more

When Time Moved Slowly; One of the Things I Loved About Being A Kid

  Reflecting on the many things I loved about being a kid, the one that remained a constant, was how slowly time moved. We had all the time in the world, for everything....more
Your recollection brought back so many great childhood  memories of my own!  One of the things I ...more

Finding Time, Gaining Time

“Life’s splendor forever lies in wait about each one of us in all its fullness ... If you summon it by the right word, by its right name, it will come,” wrote Franz Kafka.For many of us, the right words are “work tirelessly at what you love.”In Spinning Straw, Weaving Gold, my second collection of “uncommon” mother-daughter dialogues, I focus on the wisdom to be derived specifically from women’s work—which is, by definition, any work done by women....more
Did I say I really love this piece of your writing? I have to come back second time. yes, I love ...more

Reminder: One Day on Earth Day this Friday

Friday will be November 11, 2011.  You are cordially invited to join the One Day on Earth on 11/11/11.  Whereever you are on Friday, shoot a video or take a picture and submit it to the project.  This is a global invitation so feel free to tweet and facebook invitations to your family and friends.  There is no entrance fee. Check it out :) http://www.onedayonearth.org/I did it last year on 10/10/10 and it felt good to be part of a global project.  ...more
That is absolutely amazing! I'm going to try to do this. Wonder where I'll be? Joy Lane rocks!more