Childhood, Family, Favorite Things, Life, Music, Writing

What Was Your First Concert?

I'm not a big fan of going to music concerts. As I've grown older and gotten to know myself better, I've realized that it's because my characteristics are neurodivergent. Loud noises and flashing lights tend to bother me. But going to my first concert with my dad to see Hall and Oates is something I'll… Continue reading What Was Your First Concert?

Family, Favorite Things, Life, Soul Homework, Summer, Travel, Universe, Writing

Sacred Space

The word sacred has been on my radar a lot in recent weeks. One day in June, I read the word in a daily affirmation passage from a book I love. "With the best of intentions, we often build false careers of studying the river without ever getting wet. In this way, we can ponder… Continue reading Sacred Space

Friends, Humor, Life, Menopause, Music, My Book, Podcast, Soul Homework, Writing

Podcast #46- Chapter Eight- Not My Mother’s Menopause I meant to publish this last week, but time got away from me. When I say "this week's chapter," I really mean "last week's chapter." And when I talk about three things I'm looking forward to in the podcast, know that I recorded it last week. I know this doesn't mean anything to you,… Continue reading Podcast #46- Chapter Eight- Not My Mother’s Menopause

Family, Favorite Things, Life, Marriage, Motherhood, Soul Homework, Summer, Universe, Writing

Get Your Own Version of a Daybed

I had planned to keep this for a tater tot post, but I couldn't wait any longer. In the last tater tot post, I had mentioned that our old patio furniture had collapsed practically on top of me. Then, in the rant section of that tater tot post, I talked about how expensive patio furniture… Continue reading Get Your Own Version of a Daybed

Menopause, My Book, Podcast

Podcast #45- Chapter Seven-Not My Mother’s Menopause I'm posting a day early since ANNA GRADUATES COLLEGE THIS WEEKEND! Three things I'm looking forward to this week: Anna graduating Getting some time alone Mother's Day spent with my mom and family This week's chapter is about support of all kinds, but particularly female support, which is timely given what is going on… Continue reading Podcast #45- Chapter Seven-Not My Mother’s Menopause

Family, Favorite Things, Food, Friends, Life, Soul Homework

100 More Things I Love

I published a post titled 100 Things I Love in 2017 and it was a lot of fun to write. A lot has happened in in the five years since I published that post, the most significant of which was a global pandemic. But I've changed a lot since 2017, going through menopause, writing a… Continue reading 100 More Things I Love