Stand like a mountain

This time of year, it feels like the earth is asleep, the mountains to my west are covered in snow, mostly. Not enough snow, honestly- I worry about the snow-pack, and how the lack of snow in the mountains means we may have a fiery spring and summer. We usually get a lot more snow… Continue reading Stand like a mountain


Let’s be friends

“Oh, those guys are my archenemies…” my son says as we walk across the park. I squint at the middle schoolers in the climbing structure. “What are their names? Why are they your archenemies?” I asked. I’m curious, not confused. I’ve been at this too long to be bewildered. “I don’t know their names. I… Continue reading Let’s be friends


Just breathe, dangit!

“So, I signed up for this 2-hour professional development class called “Control Your Chaos” and I thought it would be really good for me to control my chaos, so I show up and all they wanted me to do was BREATHE!” my sister-in-law paused. To breathe. I just looked at her, not saying anything. “I’ve… Continue reading Just breathe, dangit!