Categories: figuring it out

From Rick and Morty’s “Rixty Minutes” episode. “Nobody exists on purpose, nobody belongs anywhere, everybody’s gonna die. Come watch TV.” That about sums it up.   *


Categories: esteem, fear, figuring it out

Shug: More than anything God loves admiration. Celie: You saying God is vain? Shug: No, not vain, just wanting to share a good thing. I think it pisses God off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don’t notice it. Celie: You saying it just wanna be loved like it say … Read More


Categories: aspirations, dreams, figuring it out, makin moves, words
rollerball bic pen tip

1985. In a class full of 30 fidgety, morphing 11-year-olds Ms. Gagliardo instructed us to begin breaking our classroom into about 5 groups. She chose the groupings regionally so that folks sitting near each other could just turn their desks inward to their circle rather than be unseated and move to someone else’s desk. “Okay … Read More


Categories: aspirations, dreams, figuring it out, makin moves

I’ve listened to literally hundreds of motivational speakers in my life. Whether it’s been me in a crowd in person seeing them on stage, hearing them speak their truth to me on an audio book or watched their talks on videos. They’ve all had amazing stories. They’ve all overcome what to them or to the … Read More

Almost convinced….

Categories: figuring it out

“Touch… sweet touch… You almost convinced me I’m real.” Almost. Daft Punk – Touch Touch ? Daft Punk (Ft. Paul Williams) – Touch   *


Categories: change, figuring it out, really? nothing

This seems to be the hour that my body pops awake these days. Am I fully rested? No. Could I use some more sleep? ABSOLUTELY. Did I go to bed at an hour that merits being alert this early. Not a chance. I just slowly become more aware of the room: the white noise of … Read More

Tiny Counselor

Categories: figuring it out, growing, mommy in training

Our conversation last night before our bedtime story. Me: Can I ask you a favor? Tiny Counselor: Sure, Mommy! Me: Can I have a bunch of hugs from you? TC: Sure! Are you okay? Me:  Yeah… I’m pretty sad today. TC: WHY  Mommy??  You can tell me the truth. Me:  *thinking about the right thing … Read More

Rotting on the Vine

Categories: bad day, figuring it out, why am i doing this again?, work crap

I’m not sure what I did.  Or maybe I do. I don’t want to consider it all to be punishment.  Maybe I’m being taught a lesson. But personally and professionally, I am rotting on the vine. Whatever was previously deemed interesting, exciting, brilliant, valuable, worthy is now laying unused.  Unwanted.  Untapped. Maybe in order to … Read More

In My Solitude

Categories: change, family, figuring it out, growing, thinking too much

E leaves for his much anticipated much planned for and long awaited Inaugural College Tour that he’s planned and pieced together virtually by himself. So from now until Saturday – he’ll be on the road changing these young people’s lives.  He’s so excited – like a giddy little kid who’s scheduled to be on the … Read More