Wordless Wednesday: Fort Knox Enlisted Men’s Quarters

Linking up with Wordless Wednesday and 5 Minutes for Mom ...more

A #haiku. Because vacation.

This week is our last hurrah before school starts. We’ve had a such a crazy schedule this summer with track and my new job...more

Philanthropy Friday: A Simple Giving Endorsement from Dr. Christiane Northrup

Simple Giving: Easy Ways to Give Every Day takes the whole concept of giving to another level entirely. It’s refreshing, fun, and practical. And a most exhilarating new way to think about the impact of charity ....more

Wordless Wednesday: Hanging Around

It was all fun and games until he had to get down. I miss the days when he would call this up-tie-side-down. Linking up with Wordless Wednesday and 5 Minutes for Mom ...more

a haiku about dishes

I have joked with my friends that the one thing I miss about my ex-husband is the fact that he was pretty good at doing dishes. He never put them away, which drove me nuts, but at least he did the dishes. I’m working on getting my kids to take over dishes duty, but they......more

Philanthropy Friday: A Simple Giving Endorsement from The Pollination Project

I first got hooked on Jennifer Iacovelli ’s “another jennifer” blog several years ago, appreciating her simple and refreshing approach to writing about philanthropy and giving. Now, everything I love about the blog has come together in one place in Simple Giving: easy ways to give every day....more

Wordless Wednesday (sort of): Fill in the Blanks + A Haiku

One year ago today my divorce was finalized on what would have been my fourteen year wedding anniversary. One year ago today I published this post...more

The Broken Pieces

I saw him kneeling on the ground on the verge of tears, stains of deep dark red spreading all around him penetrating the concrete floor. There were shards of glass everywhere with a wicker basket holding the last remnants of the bottle of Chianti. I had brought it back from a high school trip to......more

Philanthropy Friday: A Simple Giving Endorsement from ONE.org

This book is a must have for everyone who wants to do good in the world....more

Wordless Wednesday: By Moonlight

“Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” ~...more