Monthly Archives: January 2011

On Where We’re Going

I find myself a little obsessed with how technology and social networking is changing us. I’ve read a lot of cautionary tales about how it’s going to be our downfall, how we’re forgetting to connect in real time, how kids … Continue reading

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I walk into Liam’s room at 2am, responding to his wails with a sippy cup of water and the reassurance that it’s nighttime, go back to sleep, it’s nighttime. Without the lights on the smell of vomit is stronger, and … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

When I was a kid we went to church every Sunday and said a prayer over dinner every night. These practices have fallen away for me and I’ve been torn about the role I play in bringing religion or spirituality … Continue reading

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When dreams become reality …

The words we speak curl out in front of us, creating a new reality to step into. I’m reminded of this today, listening again to Dr. King’s I Have A Dream speech. His words are instigators, building a common space … Continue reading

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I was watching Joy Behar interview Roseanne Barr last night and I started feeling depressed and anxious. Life is happening right now. Life is passing right now. Is this what I want to be doing? Am I doing what I … Continue reading

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Mesmerized

It’s been 10 minutes and I can’t look away from Breathing Earth … I guess I’ve always assumed (wrongly, I know) that people die and are born in a balanced kind of way. I know statistically this isn’t true, but … Continue reading

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Hoarding

We’ve been looking for a new home for nearly a year now. We’ve seen houses striped of all hardware and houses that don’t have stairs to the basement level, we’ve been entangled in a possible short sale since July that … Continue reading

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