I have been working on this particular post for months now. Months. Every time I come to address it, I find myself talking me out of the usefulness of my thoughts or the timing of the subject matter in the cycle of topical conversations. Also, teaching preschool is mentally exhausting. Also, also, why are my three children … Continue reading Woman and My Off-Brand Feminism
Woo, chil', what a Christmas season. I have to admit, as a single mother, I had learned to appreciate and enjoy my "days off," especially through the holidays. Initially, they were daggers through the heart, and I would haunt my empty house and think about all the things I wasn't able to do with my … Continue reading Optimism? Is That You?
It's still November! I actually am going to get this second post up "on time!" After the year we've had, to close out with little victories is a big victory, so y'all just go ahead and jump on the congratulations train. I'm drivin' that mother all over town. Odds and ends before I jump … Continue reading I Promise Not to Eat All the Salsa
What'd I tell you in one of those last posts? From doing all the things, I had that good burst of energy and went on a writing spree juuuuuuust in time to tank. And then naturally decide to sell my house. Because why not? Why not, after an incredible list of tasks completed this year … Continue reading Other Life Times and the Waiting House
We about to have some real talk, friends. You guys know that, every once in a while, I get a little ramped up and swing on through like a truth wrecking ball. Most of the time, I can keep it even-keel, and I serve up the realness for you eloquently. Not tah-day. If you just … Continue reading Intent
Woo, lort. You ever have one of those surges of productivity? The kind that just carries you for a few days, and you feel like you can do all the things and make all the plans? Well, I can't tell if that's what I've got going on, or if these are the death throes of my … Continue reading Nuggets of Gold, Nuggets of Wisdom, and a Project for Nuggets Errwhere
So. Catching up on promised posts, below is an excerpt from a chapter of Lunchbox Notes. The plan is to follow this up with the resolution of Panning for Character Gold, but we all know what happens when I say things like that. But do stay tuned, because at the end of the next post is a very exciting … Continue reading A Note Out of Lunchbox Notes