On Birthdays and Time

I contemplated it all — the wonderful, the ugly, the profound — under the cloudless sky, as I listened to sounds of my children laughing. Why do some of us make it this far, when others do not have the chance? It feels bittersweet, at times, this business of living. … More On Birthdays and Time

Thirty

I found myself vulnerable and a bit afraid in my doctor’s office today. As we discussed plans for my health, I was unable to focus on the context of the conversation, and fixated on a certain phrase which was frequently repeated: “In young women we would do xyz, yet, as women get older, we tend … More Thirty

Chasing Your Joy

Someone recently asked me why I decided to start a blog. I wasn’t sure how to answer. My insides immediately jumped towards being defensive and I felt the response that I have been trained over the years to feel: guilt. Guilt for doing something that takes up my time. Guilt for doing something that doesn’t produce … More Chasing Your Joy

Just a Mom

  It happened last summer. The kind of incidence that resonates with you, that sticks to your bones, that whispers to you as you try to sleep. I’ve carried it with me, quietly, for six months now, wondering how to proceed. In a crowded restaurant, a sweet ten-year-old, whom I adore, looked straight across the … More Just a Mom

You’ve found me!

Amazing. You’ve discovered me here. Please join me now as I write and work to discover myself. Perhaps you just might ((Thoughts.Musings.Observations. to come)) see you in the new year! – Aimee