No Title – that would require too much effort

My emails are simply out of control. There’s a tipping point and I’m afraid I’ve reached it. Now I don’t even want to open it up. Last time I checked there were 126… Continue reading

All Quiet on the Blogging Front…

Is it just me or has everyone slowed their blogging to a trickle?  If it’s true I say, Good for all of us! We need to enjoy these summer months – here in… Continue reading


Originally posted on The Winter Bites My Bones:
The beauty of ballet is not found in the graceful plié nor the elegance of a perfect glissade; it is in the twisted, broken toes…

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…I Got You Covered

Originally posted on AmyReeseWrites:
It’s high time for an official “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” Appreciation Day. I bet you’re stunned that such a day doesn’t already exist. There’s a calendar for it.…

Gripping Hands

One glance An unexpected thrill Hands from heaven casually in view Sculptor’s dream -lines and form But I know… Worship and adore Warm, moving Divinely beautiful hands Made more perfect by the unaware    … Continue reading

Eat, Pray, Love, Read

I came across this Elizabeth Gilbert quote on Pinterest, recently, and read it over and over. This. Is. Me. If Elizabeth Gilbert suffers the same romantic optimistic self-destructive distortions as I do, then there… Continue reading

Please Help Find Nichole

Important Bulletin!!!!!

Dear Mother…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
Dear young mother at the park, Today I watched you stand by the bay, holding your baby boy, and I couldn’t take my eyes off of…

Parenting guidelines for dummies – just kidding!

This is tricky territory. The topic of parenting is complex, to put it mildly. There are things that factor into it like, genetics, family histories, luck, and individual experiences that run hot and… Continue reading

For your Amusement

Apparently the Simplicity pattern lady will dance to anything. I think we can all agree she has some sweet moves, not unlike a metronome. I only wish I had that outfit. (For the… Continue reading