Struggling today – along with half the country

I watched as the results came in, as Donald Trump was winning, and wondered. I wondered what happened? What will happen? I cried. I was scared and hurt and angry and shocked, broken…..and so utterly disappointed. I don’t see this as a game or a contest.   I’m not upset one team lost and one won. […]

Just today

What is it about stress that causes us to give up on our plan? Do we think our plan is stress and we can’t add “one more thing”. Is it really less stressful to dive in to the cake or chips or fast food? I’m not here to actually answer the question. I’m one of […]

Gratitude

This world has evil in it. I’m not naïve and think everyone can just be “all about the love.” (Although why not?)   And although I firmly believe that we all have power to affect change, that’s not the purpose of this blog post. It’s what we DO with what’s around us that help define our […]

Holidays and food

My holidays are about my family.  My holidays are about my family.  My holidays are about my family.  Truly….they ARE about my family AND the food.  Who am I kidding?  Each holiday has special dishes that translate in to love.  My kids ask for specific dishes, my extended family asks for specific dishes and my […]