Category Archives: gratitude

When We See the Invisible

I’m busy busy busy with a new consulting job, that I like very much. Smart people. Great products. And an excellent social impact, as well, we hope. (More on that anon, I promise. We launch soon.) So flitting about my … Continue reading

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Such Sweetness, This Life

Oh, how things are crazy right now. I’m in the deepest hell of the launch, when everything is upside-down and nothing is moving fast enough and we don’t have systems and processes and I haven’t hired all my hires and … Continue reading

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The Changes: A New Starting Over

I’ve been swallowed up. I am in the beast and the beast is me. Change is all around me, once again and as always. But this time it all feels different. I am not digging out, not anymore. I am … Continue reading

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The Give and Take

  So four or so days ago, I dared to write about What I Did Right in the years of getting my son and me to the safe, good place we are now. And I paused for an ordinary moment of … Continue reading

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What I Did Right

Today my son left his lunch on the kitchen counter, sad little sandwich and peanut butter crackers sitting there, waiting to be remembered. I grabbed a paper bag, wrote his name and his teacher’s name on it in black metallic … Continue reading

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Bliss Explosion

I love fall so much. I live for fall. Autumn is my season, through and through. I love the smell of the gentle rot. I thrill to the chill that creeps up my neck. Wearing scarves brings me daily joy. … Continue reading

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Beautiful Morning Rain

Today: this. Woke up to the gorgeous sound of hearing rain hammer down on my roof. The house is L-shaped, so the sound kind of wanders. Lying in bed, I could follow it through the TV room, hear it louder … Continue reading

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My Morning Walk

So today I finally got around to doing what I dreamed I would do in this house: I walked around the garden in the morning, with a cup of coffee in my hand, after loading my son onto the school … Continue reading

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A Brief Note

…in which to say, I am in love. With the sound of bugs thick around me. With being able to walk in my yard in the morning. With Zack’s sweet face staring up at me from the swimming pool. I … Continue reading

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Proud of Myself

Do you know the last time you felt proud of yourself? Isn’t that an interesting question? What did you hear inside when you read that? Did it feel like an appropriate question? Did you flinch a little, think it’s an … Continue reading

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