What Dreams May Come


Do you know what I haven’t done in a long time? Write about my dreams. Do you know why? I haven’t remembered my dreams since June. I’m pretty sure I’ve been dreaming all along, but I haven’t been able to remember them. Maybe because of my new an un-improved sleep patterns, maybe because of the […]

The Strangest Thing


When you dream of having children (if you dream of having children) you usually harbor a best case scenario, a fantasy, an aspiration of a perfect tableau of parenthood. If you are lucky you will experience it 1% of the time.

Draw Something. Write Something.


I know there are at least two sides to every story so I am careful about swooping in and passing judgement on whatever incursion du jour is happening, especially when I wasn’t there to personally witness it. Frankly, it would be easier to play King Solomon because the alternative is to get them to come to some kind of consensus. It is exhausting.

Chicken Coops, Little Free Libraries, and Doing Whatever I Want


If I lived within an HOA, absolutely none of my improvements would have been approved. Not the paint, not the coop, not the library, not the art, not the murals, not the animals, nothing.

Maximum Productivity


It’s Thursday and I just now am feeling like I’ve caught up from the Thanksgiving holiday, except for blogging about it. I don’t know why I bother. Nine days of intense family time at home … good times. I spent the last few days reveling in Maximum Productivity, that’s what I call getting stuff done without […]