Reclaiming My Voice, with kids

Let’s talk about trying to write when you have kids and a husband. And there’s dinner… I get an idea, I ponder over it while busy with life, then I find a moment where everything is calm, sit down with my iPad, get a few lines in- a story just taking shape… No, you can’tContinue reading “Reclaiming My Voice, with kids”

Maybe a Shawl Can Tell a Story

My kids are getting really excited. This quarantine has not been easy and seeing Oma on the phone is not the same as seeing her in person every month. (I am so grateful she was able to be here right before shutdowns began.) We have remained pretty isolated throughout this whole experience and the girlsContinue reading “Maybe a Shawl Can Tell a Story”

Who Needs Sleep?

It’s about 2:30 in the morning and my oldest just fell asleep. Everyone else in the house is out and I, of course, am still awake. As much as I fantasize about enjoying a quiet cup of coffee early in the morning, sitting outside, soaking in the peace and quiet, it is not in theContinue reading “Who Needs Sleep?”

Oh Well, Time to Knit

I was suppose to accomplish a lot today. I had plans of greatness for today. The dining room was going to be conquered today. But it’s raining and I’m tired. I did about double the amount of cleaning yesterday that I had planned on, so I think I’ll allow myself to take a cue fromContinue reading “Oh Well, Time to Knit”