After 24 years I returned to my alma mater, Women's Christian College, not as a casual visitor to roam around campus and take selfies, but as a speaker on the occasion of World Book Day. I still marvel at how the whole thing sort of fell in my lap without great effort on my part. … Continue reading Meet the Author Day at WCC
I went downstairs at 10 in the morning to fix breakfast. There wasn't enough bread for the four of us so I decided to make pancakes. Not regular pancakes but healthy ones with coconut flour. I took a glass bowl and dumped half a packet of coconut flour. In order to avoid sugar I mashed … Continue reading Coconut Flour Pancake Balls…A Recipe Disaster (Or Not)
I ran and I ran, not knowing what I was running from, I thought it was the people in my life I was running from, I thought it was the place I was running from., I thought it was the problems I was running from, I did not stop until I was several continents away, … Continue reading Runaway
After years of trying to put myself together and reach the ideal I set for myself, it finally feels like I have succeeded. I have a home, a job, a family, vacations when I want and even where I want. And yet I feel like I have paid a steep price. When all the hollow … Continue reading The Hollow Truth
I am a goddess and I know it, I don't need external validation To feel this truth that burns within me I don't need to fit into old constructs Of what that might mean to you You or you... It is the feeling of being complete Within and without The feeling of being in … Continue reading Goddess
The other day I was lamenting to my parents about stubborn belly fat that won't go away and they told me that happens at "my age". I felt like it was a little premature for me to be having this conversation but it really got me thinking. I just celebrated a milestone birthday last month … Continue reading The Roaring 40s…
When my domain expired last month, I called my web hosting provider to renew it and was told that my web hosting service was also going to expire in a month. Of course they tripled the costs now that I was renewing it and wasn't a 'new' customer. I pledged to shop around for a … Continue reading To Blog or Not to Blog?
The other day my husband remarked, "Of late you've become so bossy." I told him I was tired of being nice because I never got anything I wanted. The kids keep telling me to stop yelling and I'm like if I ask you nicely you just don't do it, so I have to yell to … Continue reading So I’m Bossy Now
I miss Florida. Florida in the winter. Florida's beaches. A particular friend who lives in Florida. So when P suggested we go to Florida, my joy knew no bounds. We decided to go visit our favorite haunts in Melbourne. The soccer fields where I spent many an evening while my son was at soccer practice. … Continue reading Christmas in Florida
This post is dedicated to all the supermoms out there. Who knew that the tiny bump growing in your belly would one day unleash dormant powers that you never knew you possessed. In the first few days of your baby's life you realize you can wake up at unearthly hours, sleep-walk to the crib, feed … Continue reading Power Up, Bring it On!