when feelings are good

April 14, 2014

Naturally I like to pick taste as my first choice in life. The root of this involves instant gratification. The taste is captured and for a minute satisfaction is present. And then it’s gone. Just like that. ”What tastes good for lunch?” And then it’s over. “Which words taste good in response to someone hurting my […]

catherine

March 27, 2014

I was on my way to the hospital and I was ridiculously excited. My friends’ second daughter had been born a few hours earlier. Already an honorary auntie to their daughter, Josephine, I couldn’t wait to meet Catherine. Standing by the elevator I heard a commotion working it’s way down toward me. I recognized every […]

a place called home

March 26, 2014

I have little experience in nesting. My solution has always been to paint. Or to buy another book. Or maybe a pretty cozy blanket. Use it or love it. Those are generally my guidelines to purchases. To be honest, the love it normally wins. And most often this translates into investing in tacos or coffee […]

the conundrum

March 24, 2014

I have grown a little tired of blogs. Which is a shame because I have loved blogging since before it was cool. The blogging world hasn’t always been about marketing, selling, diy projects, viewers, awards, small business start ups to instant fame and glory. It used to just be silly people writing their dear diary […]

wide open

March 20, 2014

I have become painfully aware of how often I overuse the word love. Essentially, I either love everything or despise it. I have tried to find the balance but it’s just so hard to remember to like… something. Such as… I like what bananas do for my body. I don’t like the taste. It’s so […]