Broken Joy

We've all been there, in that fragile place where just one small thing is all it takes to tip us toward despair or overload. You know the feeling. In fact, you've probably felt it more than once this week. For me, it was when Joy broke. All year, I've been writing about mountains, the big,… Continue reading Broken Joy


Mom Love

Mothers Day is Sunday and it will bring expressions of love, gratitude and sentiment--good, bad, cheesy and pitiful. The reason is that mothering is such a mixed bag of everything. Love, for sure, but also fear and worry, anger and angst.  Nobody mothers perfectly. For one thing it is hard, and daily. And, the feelings attached to mothering… Continue reading Mom Love