Ode to a Dust Ball: Planting the Seed

So in a NaBloPo Twitter chat yesterday, the question was asked: What do you do to overcome writer's block?My response:It received several  ReTweets and favorites — and this response....more

When I grow up I want to be a mom

What do you want to be when you grow up?Parents, teachers and relatives have been asking kids as young as two and three this age-old question since the beginning of time it seems. Or at least since the labor associated with survival began to meld into what we now know as "the professional world."...more
I totally identify with this. Parenthood is the best job and then there's grandparenthood!more

Who needs a life coach when you've got the Internet?

Quite frequently I post about starting over.I recommit to posting on this blog.I jump into a new fitness and/or diet plan, and promise myself "This time I will see it through to the end."...more

Renaissance Mom

This blog began as one women’s journey, MINE, through life and motherhood (and all that entails) in an attempt to keep her writing and honest. Through that journey I began to learn that my love of all things creative — art, music, theater, writing, decorating, etc. — in combination with my interest in discovering my own spirituality, (minus the politics and science), had unknowingly thrown me right into the middle of a 21st century Renaissance, and for the first time in my life I began to understand more and more exactly who I was, who I had been, and who I wanted to become....more