Not perfect…

The other day, I was looking through some magazine articles I’ve written and I came across one of my poems that was published in a teen magazine several years ago. The poem was…

A Man Named Ted

*Post originally published in 2009 and in the book Kirtsy Takes a Bow – A Celebration of Women’s Online Favorites. There’s a man named Ted who lives in a senior home…

Sometimes Trying is Winning

*I’m working on a couple of writing projects that are due next week, so I’ll be putting up some posts from my archives for the next several days. This post…

You’re beautiful

Regardless of how you feel sometimes. Regardless of what someone might have told you. Regardless of what the world often says. You’re beautiful. You are. Take a minute to listen…

My most treasured memory

As we walk back from dinner along the path near the beach, the island breeze rustles the palm leaves above us. Side by side, we meander along, talking, laughing, looking…

When Moms Judge…

When Carrie commented on my picky eater post a couple of Mondays ago and shared that she felt judged as a mom sometimes, it tugged at my heart. Ironically, later…