My husband had barely gotten his foot in the door last Tuesday when I pounced. I grinned up at him, “I learned how to do podcasts today!” I could feel my whole body sparking with excitement. He looked at me blankly, suitcase in hand. Like most of the world, he discovered podcasts years ago. “You … Continue reading I’m a genius at the end of cleaning day
I sat at the kitchen table with my journal, and when I looked up, I saw hand prints on the glass door, horizontal lines of blinds, square pattern of tiles, vertical lines of the fence. There were shoes strewn about on the porch, trikes parked haphazardly, toys littered everywhere. If I turned my eyes back … Continue reading Too much to see
Cold rain drips into dirty black puddles. Punch down dough! I’m in a mood. It has been gray and gloomy for three days, and it is affecting me. Like a million other bloggers out there, I don’t have a focus. This isn’t a how-to blog, or a blog about, well, anything. I chose the name … Continue reading Finding focus
Through a freshly cleaned window, spotless and clear, I watch sunlight burn the fog out of the valley. The morning light changes from a diffuse blue gray in the distance to a crisp yellow on the tall trees outside our neighbor’s fence, casting sharp shadows of tree trunks, of limbs, even of the jagged bark. … Continue reading Would I know how to do this if I had taken Home Ec?