Grateful for... “The escape of a good book” What’s on your shelf?
Verses & stanzas, rhyme & reason, it’s a celebration of the poetic! Couldn’t let the day end without sharing a couple of my new faves. Who’s your favorite poet? Your favorite poem?
Let’s face it, at this point, many of us are on a somewhat steep learning curve. So I’ve decided to start recording the new things I learn over the next few weeks...from the deeply spiritual to the ridiculously funny and everything in between. Feel free to share your learning moments! In 3rd grade science, I … Continue reading You Learn Something New Everyday: Quarantine Edition #1
My “To Read” list for the next few weeks. As an introvert, I must admit that the idea of being confined to my home is a little dreamy. It’s exciting to think of all the books I could read. Of course as a mom, who has to telework, the dream does a subtle face-plant into … Continue reading What’s on Your List?
I've always been intrigued by family sagas. And this novel delivered on so many levels. It's a Palestinian family's story spanning generations and the globe. From the Six-Day War to the invasion of Kuwait, the story is narrated through the lens of multiple family members. This novel was a reminder that no matter our differences … Continue reading Just Finished…
“No Left Turn” I’d seen this sign regularly on my drive into the office. I assumed it meant I couldn’t make a left turn onto a particular street. For months I made right turns and drove side streets until one morning I noticed two cars making the forbidden left turn. My internal traffic cop was … Continue reading Read the Sign
Triple digit temps and a cranked up AC- Happy Summer!!! Trying to stay cool, keep the kiddos busy, and squeeze in a little "me" (ie. writing and reading) time along the way. Summer seems to be the season for writing retreats as I've come across a number of listings ( http://www.newpages.com/writing-conferences). So I've added a summer … Continue reading Hot, Hot, Hot!