when i grow up

Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions.  – Mark Twain When I think of all that I want to do with my life, all that I want to accomplish, I realize I need to stop waiting for “moments” or “somedays” or “if onlys”.  It’s not people, then,…

#tweetmy16yearoldself

So I never participate on Twitter trends.  I think they’re silly.  Twitter trends are topics that will catch on people attach a hash tag (#) next to the catch phrase in order to be a part of the trend.  When this happens, our tweet will attach itself to the pool,…

Mamahood

My child is an easy child.  I have been blessed beyond measure.  We had very few sleepless nights with him as a baby.  He teethed well, often sprouting a couple at a time with little fuss and fanfare.  He potty trained quickly.  He didn’t struggle with “colic” or ear infections….

Truth in Discovery

All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. ~~ Galileo The principle is true, really, that you find what you look for.  The principle that I have struggled with most of all is being assertive in the seeking.  What is it that…

And so today, you know…

…as I drove to work today, fighting the usual panic amidst the doom of traffic, I thought about where I worked. Really, really thought about it.  And you know what? I really enjoy my job. I love the environment in which I teach in now.  It’s not that I didn’t enjoy my…

my stars

Driving home from the city last night we saw something most spectacular.  All three of us saw it at the same time: a bright luminescent green shooting star went streaking across the sky from east to west in a delicate arc.  It shot slowly.  Bright at first, as always, and…