Monthly Archives: November 2010

And then the wind blew…

We walked into preschool in a fury. I had spent most the 10-minute car ride staring at my daughter contemplate the morning in the rear view mirror. We parked and her demand of, “Promise, one hug and one kiss, okay?” melted the outer lining of the Monday morning hustle to reveal a warm compote of…

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On Becoming…

This was taken from an excerpt from an earlier writing on February 8th, 2008: Reflection on when GirlMeetsGeek became the brand about finding yourself through solid relationships, not finding someone else. …And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom… -Anais Nin…

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Mattering…

I was silent at the end of the movie while my best friend kept clapping her hands and exclaiming with her bright, lovely, eyes, “This was the best movie ever!”  And it was, for me until about 15 minutes from the end when the male lead decided, (as they always do,) to go back to…

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Thankful

Grace. It whispers it’s presence softly as a reminder of how a single choice can alter a relationship, situation or our own selves.  Grace reminds me to be thoughtful and present in each moment, (though sometimes my mind is elsewhere.) Thankfulness. The feeling that washes over me each time I flip through my storybook and see…

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Confessions…

…No, I have not been listening to this for about 20 minutes. “Are you ready, Are you ready for this Are you hanging on the edge of your seat” That moment, the one where your feet hit the pavement with such determination, is an awakening.   In that instance, when you must make the choice…

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With My Eyes Wide Open…

Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be shattered before being ascertained. –  Valdimir Nabokov One of the many sins of blogging, is letting your WordPress sit for 2 and a half weeks. Forgive me, for I have sinned. It’s all come down to a single fear, in…

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