Quiet mornings are for the birds. And me.

It’s June. How did that happen? I’m sitting out on my front porch. The sky is a bit gray but the temperature is perfectly moderate and there’s a nice breeze from the south. The birds are singing in all their glory, a symphony of chirps and whistles. And my own little vultures are lazing aboutContinue reading “Quiet mornings are for the birds. And me.”

Maintaining productivity amidst chaos. Is it possible?

I’ve had a lot on my mind this week. Kids, work, husband, friends, laundry, summer – it’s all muddled together in my mind. I literally have a color coded calendar system that I use religiously to keep all the areas of my life organized and yet, lately, it’s become harder and harder to do. My productivityContinue reading “Maintaining productivity amidst chaos. Is it possible?”

I did a thing with some friends. It’s about time.

I recently took a real vacation to Monterey, California with my best friends and honestly, I’m not sure I could describe it. I mean, I could tell you what we did – hiked along the coast, posed with redwoods, watched Avengers: Endgame without our families (ssh! I haven’t told Nathaniel), ate FRESH seafood, and wentContinue reading “I did a thing with some friends. It’s about time.”