As the big day got closer and closer, offers for parties and gatherings to celebrate came my way, but none of it felt right. I've never loved big celebrations where I'm the focus of attention. What I was craving was quite the opposite.
“Are you having a good summer?” she asked with a hopeful smile. I took a deep breath and felt just how tired I felt in my body. I could see that she too was tired. A fellow mom and entrepreneur, she knows what it’s like to be juggling a very full life. And so I … Continue reading Summer Bummer : Living Without All the Answers
My dream of becoming a Creative Coach feels audacious and exciting, and I love thinking about it! But this dream was also bringing up all my inner gremlins.
At the end of the day, I look forward to my knitting time. It's a time to relax, slow down, and let the act of knitting help clear my mind of the day's events. This project is simple with just enough going on to keep me paying attention. I started it on our family vacation … Continue reading Yarn Along: Addictive Knits & Reads
Over the weekend I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the wedding of a childhood friend back in my home state of Idaho. This trip was exciting on multiple levels: reconnect with good friends I haven't seen in ages; spend time with my mom & sister; spend time alone; all the knitting, reading, … Continue reading A Weekend Away
Time away from home, on adventures big and small, is an essential part of what brings me happiness. This may be a bit ironic since I consider myself a homebody. And yet I regularly need a break from our routine, a breath of fresh air, and new sights to help clear my head, bring my … Continue reading Sundrenched
I've been reading a new book, the sweeping sequel to The Passage. It's complex and moving, even a little sad and scary at times. It's epic and will probably take me a bit to get through. And that's okay, especially with the help of a before-work-mocha and reading moment from time to time. My fall sweater is … Continue reading Yarn Along:: Beginnings + Endings