Wrapped xmas gifts for my family.
I started investing a larger portion of my salary in long term savings and emergency savings like critical illness care health accounts.
was the last time my daughter and I spent Christmas apart. Per court-ordered visitation established during my divorce, my daughter was required to spend every xmas break for two weeks, one week during spring break, and 10 weeks during summer with her father. For seven years, we spent the xmas holiday separated by 1400 miles. I didn’t celebrate the holiday – no decorations, no tree, no gifts or elaborate dinners. I didn’t celebrate with friends or family. Instead I would… Keep Reading
I love bird figurines and sketches of birds. I’m about to be an aunt again. I’m writing for publication again. Marriage scares me. I’m silly.
A salted caramel latte a birthday ago. Who am I now?
… my lens is an extension of my words. I am not making fotographs with my camera, I’m spinning a tale – sometimes true, sometimes make believe. To be able to switch between words and images is a great joy.
Initially, my response to this question was cancer, but that’s not accurate. I’d been living with the pain from my cancer for a few months by the time I received my diagnosis: adjusting my daily routine to accomodate pain and subtle, but lingering fatigue, etc. The biggest change is being sick. I was diagnosed on a Wednesday and by that Friday I had met 1 of my 2 oncologists and had a treatment plan. That was followed by test upon… Keep Reading
When you walk through a sea of bushes and heat and finally you arrive at spot where the perfect little berries live, you know summer is alive.
Fear. It takes true courage to ask for help. I’m just learning that. I’m the one who helps, who organizes, lays plain the go forth strategy. But what happens when you’re the one in need of a plan, in need of assistance? In the past 3 months, I’ve learned to ask for what I want and what I need. I’m learning I don’t have to apologize for not knowing or not being able to do something. It’s a huge learning… Keep Reading