Best Books of 2014

Best Books of 2014

Books are a uniquely portable magic. —Stephen King I agree with Stephen King, and all the other reading advocates out there — books make our world infinitely better, help us to understand other cultures and individuals, give us greater empathy, and make the...
The Stillness Dancing

The Stillness Dancing

So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing. – t.s. eliot   Years ago when my boys were small, my days and nights were filled with diapers and bottles, sippy cups and Cheerios, belly laughs and toddler tantrums. I was the mom with a...
Saying THANKS This Thanksgiving

Saying THANKS This Thanksgiving

“Thank you, always say thank you; it’s the greatest gift you can give someone; because thank you is what you say to God.” -Maya Angelou   Every summer, I plant a tomato plant. Usually it’s from a 3″ pot, already growing. Sometimes it...
My 5 Favorite Books of 2014

My 5 Favorite Books of 2014

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free. —Frederick Douglass   Given my love of reading and books, I read a lot. Daily, while on the elliptical, in the car pickup line, before bed– and when I’m in the middle of a book I can’t put down,...