Mayday! Parenting from the Edge of Summer

Today was a ruthlessly busy day of parenting, consisting of two kids’ birthday parties, a yard sale, and a Cub Scout event. This was ill-positioned at the end of a hectic week at work. I’m finally sitting down to write, to assure you that as positive as I aim to be, I see neither sunshine…

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GASP! I’m a writer.

Ownership? Yikes! For a long time, I was hesitant to take ownership of things that I desired for myself because it felt foolish. For example, when I started running in 2011, I was a severely overweight 37 year-old mom, only 4 months post-partum from having my third child. I huffed and puffed my way through…

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Saturday Morning

I don’t think I’ve written a poem since 1994 when I was in a creative writing class. I teach poetry as a high school English teacher, but the writing of it has lain dormant all these years. On Saturday morning, the inspiration came and I answered the call. Methinks I’ll write more poems soon…I rather…

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