Tag: life choices

It was just a thing.

Pleasant Van Dusen. For no reason at all I was thinking about a part of my life that I don’t share with my children or husband – my past life – my very distant past life. Nobody needs to know my entire history with… Continue Reading “It was just a thing.”

Lighthouse

Lighthouse A story I’ve told before. I will tell it again tonight. 1880 He’d been found in the ocean, wearing a formal jacket with tails and clinging to the top of a grand piano. Underneath the man was a large gray wolfhound. The captain… Continue Reading “Lighthouse”

The Road More Or Less Traveled

I often hear the expression “the road less traveled.” I’ve taken that road. I’ve taken side roads off of that road. I’ve wondered in the woods off of what look like animal paths, or the steps of long-lost tribes. I’ve come to dead ends… Continue Reading “The Road More Or Less Traveled”

The Devil You Know…Lucky Visits

Sometimes it is as if life becomes a morality play… The week has started and the triple digit summer heat is still in full force. Against my better judgment I’d agreed on a breakfast meeting with a client, which turned out fine (it was… Continue Reading “The Devil You Know…Lucky Visits”

Life gives us options (and it’s not just about you)

I received a weird email from someone asking if I’d re-post a blog article called “Seven Reasons not to Have Kids.” OK folks, this IS first and foremost a parenting blog (I’m a little different, but I’m a mom and that is my blogging… Continue Reading “Life gives us options (and it’s not just about you)”

Oh that I could write something deep and meaningful …

Oh that I could write something deep and meaningful and literary that would end up on the best seller list or on college reading lists, but most people wouldn’t read any of it because it would be too deep and meaningful and literary… Read… Continue Reading “Oh that I could write something deep and meaningful …”

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