Month: May 2016

“I can’t get no satisfaction I can’t get no satisfaction ‘Cause I try and I try and I try and I try I can’t get no, I can’t get no” -The Rolling Stones The Stones aren’t the only ones who can’t get any satisfaction. Neither could I as I sat, for over an hour, facing […]

The night before Mother’s Day, my husband sweetly asked me what I would like to do for the day. I thought for a moment. Well, more accurately I daydreamed. I envisioned a tray of freshly squeezed orange juice and beignets set next to my bedside by two cherubic little boys who smile sweetly as they […]

“Children see magic because they look for it.” –Christopher Moore I am a writer not a painter. I would love to dip a paintbrush into a brilliant color, glide the soft bristles across the white canvas to recreate the beauty I see so masterfully created in nature. But when I try, the images in my […]

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.” -Woody Allen I am a planner; I like to figure out, schedule, and timestamp all my activities and jobs for each day. I realize that my coffee stained to-do lists with dark pen lines drawn through endless chores is really the security blanket […]