Category Archives: #BrainDump

#MicroblogMonday: Checking In.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** I know, I know, it’s been forever since I wrote anything in this space. I don’t really even have a … Continue reading

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Attachment.

Our oven, which is built into a wall in our kitchen, stopped working a few weeks ago; it would run and run and never get hot. I called a GE repair person, who came today. It’s fixable, but it will … Continue reading

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Saturation and Self-Care.

sat·u·ra·tion saCHəˈrāSH(ə)n/ noun the state or process that occurs when no more of something can be absorbed, combined with, or added. the degree or extent to which something is dissolved or absorbed compared with the maximum possible, usually expressed as … Continue reading

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The Not Enough Demons. (Or: Why I Need Hope.)

I woke up Not Enough this morning. Well, maybe it’s truer to say that I went to bed Not Enough last night. Sleep doesn’t erase Not Enough; instead it seems to amplify it. And so I woke up this morning, … Continue reading

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When Being Good at Life Tetris Isn’t Always a Good Thing.

One of my intentions this year is to be more mindful of where I spend my time and energy. When I started this, I assumed that I’d have to give up most forms of social media, because maybe I was … Continue reading

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New Year, New Goals.

Until a few years ago, my new year resolution-setting was a study in perfectionism. Every year I’d make myself a To Do list of all the things I’d do to better myself in the coming year. I’d lose weight, tackle … Continue reading

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When You Need Help.

This summer, I accepted a new job – one that I thought would give me more time. It was flexible, quiet, didn’t consume me the way my other corporate jobs did, and 20 minutes from home. It allowed Owen to … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Turbulence.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** I’m a nervous flier. I know, intellectually, that planes fly because, well, PHYSICS, but I cannot get over how unnatural … Continue reading

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Today.

I found out at 4am when I woke from a nightmare. Jeff was already awake. When he told me that he came to bed when it wasn’t looking good, I reached for my phone and confirmed that yes, in fact, … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Make America Kind Again.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** I’m really scared about this election – in a way I haven’t been ever before.  I’ve been struggling to find … Continue reading

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