Snow Day Satisfaction

Posted Feb 20 2019 in , , , , , , , , , ,

In the life of this teacher, there are few mornings that compare to the moment the trill of my ringtone blasts through the silence of my five AM house to alert me to the impending, yet unexpected, snow day. When I was a child those days were blessings from above, a chance to spend extended […]

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Stress vs. Passion

Posted May 12 2014 in , , , , , , , , , ,

This quote puts so many things in my life in perspective. Dream big, my friends, and WRITE ON! (Originally posted on positiveoutlooksblog.com)

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My Muse Has ADD…

Posted May 11 2014 in , , , , ,

If you know any writers or have spent time listening to their conversations, I’m sure you’ve heard reference to the term “muse.” In my mind, the muse is that little voice, the imagination if you will, behind the plot lines and characters that come through on the pages of the writer’s creation. Lately, my muse […]

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A Walk Down Memory Lane

Posted May 3 2014 in , , , , , ,

One morning, many years ago, a little red-haired girl stood at the top of a flight of stairs, rubbing her eyes and yawning the remnants of sleep away. Her stuffed turtle was clutched in her little fist as she descended the stairs toward the scent of freshly fried bacon and homemade pancakes. That little girl […]

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Happiness is… Newly Discovered Kittens

Posted Apr 25 2014 in , , , , , , ,

On Monday, we came home from school to find kittens tucked away in the feed room of our barn. Those of you who live on a farm know that unexpected baby animals don’t always make it. Over spring break, Jillian’s rabbits had a litter of four kits, all of whom perished on that frigidly cold […]

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