Steady {Five Minute Friday}

I prefer an all or nothing approach. In English 102, I'd procrastinate until the very last for the final draft of each research paper and, sensing I had a problem, even wrote one on procrastination - though I forget my angle. I like to work hard at something briefly and then be done with it. … Continue reading Steady {Five Minute Friday}

Daily Brave {#wholemama}

I am not brave. But then I am. I play it safe sometimes, but then big decisions and little alike push me past my tolerance and I move ahead: Brave and trembling. Willing or not. I push ahead and fear pushes back. I win and lose, but then it's really winning. As long as I … Continue reading Daily Brave {#wholemama}

 Just a Monday & Home A Lot {a day in the life}

7:45AM - thumping in the living area announces the presence of someone. I go out to investigate. Israel has just come in from the yard, where he was sleeping in the tent last night, (because that is what outdoors adventurers do when grounded by work and toddlers too much) and is making coffee and cereal. … Continue reading  Just a Monday & Home A Lot {a day in the life}

A Day in the Life: Fall and Grocery Chaos

Every now and then it's fun for me to take down a day and see what happens. And maybe eventually I'll look back and say "those were the days." Or not. Either way. Here's how a day last week went down: 6:00 AM - Ali wakes up thanks to daylight savings. Miraculously she went back … Continue reading A Day in the Life: Fall and Grocery Chaos