Category Archives: Deep.

#MicroblogMondays: The Path Not Taken.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is?¬†Read the inaugural post¬†which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** Maybe it’s because I was 18 and didn’t have the resources to handle the emotional upheaval, or it’s something that happens to … Continue reading

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Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story?

I was driving south on Rt 95 yesterday, in the left lane, singing aloud to Hamilton, when all of a sudden there was dirt spraying and this Jeep tumbling madly. Right in front of me. It landed upside down, its … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMonday: Exorcising Demons.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) *********** On Saturday afternoon, when the painting was (finally!) all done, I started putting together Owen’s new furniture set. By myself. … Continue reading

Posted in #FindingMyHappy, Ancient History, Deep., My Cute Kid, Out of My Head, Parenting | 5 Comments

Why I Don’t Write As Much.

Goodness, I have so many drafts going right now. Too much to say, not enough time. BUT! I did, finally, write a post about why I have struggled with writing here for the couple of years. And it’s featured on … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: The Tetris Effect.

So I’ve been sitting here for the past 15 minutes, staring at the blank screen, trying to figure out something to write beyond the drumbeat of a voice in my head saying I’m so stressed out, I have a billion … Continue reading

Posted in #MicroblogMonday, Ancient History, Career, Challenges, Deep., Out of My Head | 9 Comments

Establishing A New Practice.

A few days after I wrote my last post, I went to a yoga and wellness center in western Massachusetts for a three-day relaxation retreat which Jeff had given me for Christmas. When I got there, I turned off my … Continue reading

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Choosing Kindness Over Anger.

Last week I watched as Twitter blew up over the guilty verdict at the trial of Boston Marathon bomber. People opined their versions of punishment of him – in a lot of cases, plotting a violent and painful death for … Continue reading

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The Last Baby.

On Owen’s birthday, I decided that I’d finally go through ALL the baby stuff we had upstairs and get it ready for donation. I’ve been through what was in the attic before, mind you, and put them into tubs, with … Continue reading

Posted in Deep., Milestones, Out of My Head, Parenting | 9 Comments

The State of The Working Mom.

I’ve had a ridiculous few number of weeks at work, where I’ve been in a sort of survival mode, trying to cram all the work I can into the hours I can devote to working. I’ve been fortunate that my … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Deep., Parenting, Simplify, Strategies | 12 Comments

Pushing Through the Winter Blues.

Remember how I said I decided I’d run a spring AND a fall marathon in 2014? I’m currently training for the Providence Cox Marathon on May 4, 2014. And see, I’ve never actually trained for a marathon during the winter … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Deep., Races, Running | 6 Comments