About My Breakdown

About My Breakdown

I’ve been taking time lately to read. Like consciously taking the time to read books and blogs that inspire and move me, instead of sneaking it in here and there and feeling like I am playing hooky from what I am “supposed” to be doing. I have been reading...
Hibernation

Hibernation

(There were issues with this post/link when I first shared it last week, so here it is again. If you read it already, nothing new here. If you never saw it, lots of newness and wonderfullness here :)) I’m just coming off my son’s Bar Mitzvah weekend, a big...
Hibernation Of The Soul

Hibernation Of The Soul

I’m just coming off my son’s Bar Mitzvah weekend, a big stew of family, friends, smiles, tears and pride. I spent lots of time “IRL” (in real life) and “f2f” (face-to-face) in the “real world” with family, friends and my own thoughts and memories. It was a...
Write What You Know

Write What You Know

That’s the go-to advice when the question is “What do I write about?” And like many things that are cliched or over-used, it is actually true: Writing what you know is the basis for beautiful, brilliant, true life stories. So today, in the middle of...
The Perfection Of The Broken

The Perfection Of The Broken

(Note: I wrote this while sitting on the bleachers at my daughter’s basketball game. My butt hurt, as did my back. Those bleachers are not comfortable for a middle-schooler, let alone for a 39-year-old mother of two, even one with ample butt padding. I rarely write by...
Bubby’s Books

Bubby’s Books

I lost my grandmother in 2007. Bubby, as I and everyone else called her, was the greatest force and brightest light of my life. (I first, on this blog, wrote about her here. Don’t go there now, that’s just for your future reading pleasure and reference.)...