We have so many home movies that were videos and now are dvds. In the late 80s when our firstborn came along, giant video cameras were becoming affordable. We proudly bought one. My husband was the faithful video guy until the kids got old enough to sometimes take over the camera. He's in almost no… Continue reading The Agony of Letting Go
It's finally fall. In Texas we've been enduring ridiculous October days with high temperatures in the 90s. This makes us cranky, unable to breathe and creates fashion problems because you cannot wear sweaters and cute boots when you are having a heat stroke. We can't decorate because pumpkins rot so fast in hot weather and… Continue reading Beautiful Letting Go
One of my new ventures this year is a yoga class twice a week. Obviously, I am several centuries/generations/cultures behind others who have engaged in this ancient physical/spiritual practice over time. I'm 100% aware of how late I am to this game. I am still very much a back row beginner and super clear on the fact… Continue reading If Only I Could Write While Doing Yoga
We are about to undertake two home projects that we have put off for way too long: new ceilings (minus the popcorn) and new floors. This is good news in general. However, it means two major things before we will enjoy all this newness. One, our house will have workers in it for at least… Continue reading Stuff…Why?
Anne Lamott is one of my favorite writers. She just posted a new blog. It came to me as a lovely Monday morning gift, echoing what I was already feeling today. Her words, "So life. It's the whole deal. Mixed grille all the way, gorgeous and sad things all mixed up. Us, at our best… Continue reading It’s Springtime, But…