I’m at peace,

Though my world is crumbling around me.

Rubble at my feet,

Dust on my shoulders.

I see it.

Continue reading “Coasting…”


W.O.W.! Be a Chameleon

My son is all about collecting bugs, slugs, and all things slimy. So, a chameleon would be right up his alley; however, chameleons have always given me the creeps. Perhaps, I watched too much Goosebumps and Are You Afraid of the Dark? growing up –come on, I know someone out there has to remember the episode with Tia and Tamara Mowry, “Bite you once. Bite you twice. Add a little water. Pay the price.”

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My sweet, soon to be six-year-old son will be starting kindergarten this week. In honor of such a tumultuous event, I’ll be sharing a poem a wrote a few years ago when I was pondering what life with my then infant son would look like.

Continue reading “Spring”

W.O.W.! The Gas Station

I’m not sure about the rest of you, but I absolutely abhor going to the gas station. Perhaps, it is because I usually wait until the last minute. I’ll go ahead an admit it: I am always the one coasting in on fumes hoping that my car won’t run out of gas before I put in park.

Once I get there, I’m usually a bit frazzled. I’m probably running late for some prior appointment, and I’m kicking myself for not planning ahead and getting gas the night before. Continue reading “W.O.W.! The Gas Station”

W.O.W.! Lessons on Love

Do you ever feel misunderstood?

Recently, someone remarked quite negatively that I live with my head in the clouds. I suspect the person was expecting me to protest or at least take offense–for the seemingly harmless words that you just read were spoken with venom. Instead, I thanked this person– and meant it whole-heartedly–and the tension was dissolved with a good laugh. Continue reading “W.O.W.! Lessons on Love”

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