Hi everybody! Sorry for no post yesterday. My brother came to visit and he’s an all-consuming type of person, so it’s taken all my time and energy. My brother has a mental health disability that has kept him behind in life, but now he is able to work full-time on a seasonal basis. I’m so […]

“Do you always think this much, Charlie?” “Is that bad?” I wanted to know the truth. “Not necessarily, it’s just that sometimes people use thought to not participate in life.” This quote is from the novel I am reading by Stephen Chobosky’s the perks of being a wallflower and I can’t stop thinking about. On […]

I woke up at 6 something feeling rested. My FitBit told me I had gotten 9 hours of “excellent” sleep. Wow, I soooo needed to sleep. My body said, Enough! and last night after a day of traveling I crashed. I had a cup of English Breakfast tea with some cinnamon toast while I read […]

Visiting my parents was a desperate move. There are limits to what my mom can do, and I believe something has pushed her past her limit and she can’t reallyvbe here for me. It’s unrealistic to expect someone who has inflicted some of your deepest psychological wounds from childhood to be able to help you. […]

Just in case I don’t have time today or tomorrow I’m going to write a quick post (I’ve been trying to write every day in December to make up for missing last month’s Nano Poblano). So tomorrow I’m leaving my troubles behind! No, just kidding – I’m going to New Hampshire to stay with my […]

Felt like we needed a lighter post so I’m going to share with you the pics I took of the train expo I went to today. It was amazing. I took far too many pictures. Way too much. This is only a 3rd of them.  Enjoy! Have you ever been to a train expo?

Last night my 13 year-old daughter called me from her grandparents’ to talk about Godzilla and Winter Wonderland and drawing dragons and discussed which restaurant she wanted to eat at, and when I told her I had to hang up so I could go meet my mother who just got into town she calmly and […]