Posted in January 2013

Blog for Choice Day 2013

 Today is the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade and I am finally getting off my rump to participate in NARAL’s Blog for Choice Day.  They ask that bloggers share why they are pro-choice so here goes: I believe in women’s abilities to make decisions about their bodies. And thats it. To quote the always quotable Ani … Continue reading

New beginings

I have very few close friends.  Mostly because I am one of those hard to get along with types.  Those who have hung in there with me are treasured  beyond words.  One of those most treasured friends gave birth to her baby girl early this morning.  I am so ridiculously happy for her.  I got to … Continue reading

Open Hands

I have been thinking a lot about what it means to let go.  I am sure a lot of that stems from the life changes that accompany becoming a parent and to a lesser degree the changes to my work.  When I didn’t have kids by the time I was 30 I had on some level written … Continue reading


No one has every accused me of being graceful.  Quite the opposite, if there is something to trip over, knock over or inadvertently break, I will find it.  What makes this even worse is that I am at my clumsiest when I am trying to do something nice which then leads me to my “no good deed goes … Continue reading

Running through my head: If you are not at the table you are on the menu. I think that’s how that phase goes. I heard it once at a planning meeting, it was a planning meeting that had a pre-meeting to determine how the planning was going to go and then a post meeting to … Continue reading