I started a very, very restrictive diet and it’s been working great. My new job doesn’t afford me much time to think about food, so Ideal Protein is the perfect answer. A creative lady who must be related to Gordon Ramsey for some of the ideas she comes up with, posted this recipe and IContinue reading “This is not a recipe blog-blog post!”
This is not a pipe dream. I was told a story about this painting, one that has always stuck with me. The story told of how Rene Magritte’s father didn’t believe he could ever make it as a painter. René painted this as a response to his father’s insistence that Reneé’s dream was a pipeContinue reading “This is not a Pipe”
I’m taking this class on The Science of Happiness through EdX..because I am stupid, I guess. And I need one more thing I have to do besides work, mother, wife, write and photograph people. Did I also mention I’m the new Municipal Liaison for NaNoWriMo’s newly created Grand Traverse Region? More evidence that not onlyContinue reading “Science of Happiness- Session one”
This is an amalgam of junk to let you know what I’m up to. Brain Gumbo. Let’s start with the fact that I am stupid? I’m dumb because I try to do too much. Like all the time. My new job requires longer hours AND some nights too. Like three nights last week. But IContinue reading “Late Night Brain Gumbo”
I live in the most beautiful pace ever.
Last week was my first week of work and I have to say I was a bit worried. Not that I couldn’t do the job but that I couldn’t do the job while being a mom and essentially being a single mom. By Thursday morning I wondered to my husband if I had done theContinue reading “Importance of Goodbye”
My running partner/sounding board/frequent novel character and friend sent me this quote today. “Surrender to what is, let go of what was and have faith in what will be.” She’s pretty awesome and has been a tremendous help to my writing these last few years. Surrendering is often equated to defeat and is not somethingContinue reading “Surrendering Does Not Mean Defeat”
I wanted to take a minute to say goodbye again to all my photographer friends at my previous job. Today was my last day, and while I’m not sure what the future holds, I was able to find another job that I start on Tuesday. I hope that my new job will continue to allowContinue reading “New Endings and New Beginnings”