Taking Candy From Strangers

My usual grocery trip this morning was anything but usual. There were four lines open, four registers with glowing beacons welcoming customers. But only one register had a line. Employees kept trying to persuade the queued customers to relocate, to shift a few feet to the right or left in order to shave ten orContinue reading “Taking Candy From Strangers”

The Person Behind the Story

Today I had the honor of meeting one of the bloggers whose work I admire. I was able to put a face with a name. A voice with the words. A person with the story. It’s strange meeting a blogging buddy for the first time. In some ways, you know their most intimate tales. Yet,Continue reading “The Person Behind the Story”

Reunited (And It Feels So Good)

This has been quite a couple weeks for reuniting with old friends. Facebook may drive me crazy sometimes (like yesterday, when it suggested I “like” a mommy makeover page. Umm…What makes you think I’m a mommy and why do you think I need a makeover?) but it cannot be beat for locating (or being located,Continue reading “Reunited (And It Feels So Good)”

We Are Women

  “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” Marianne Williamson On the surface, it was a simple girl’s weekend at the beach. But much lies beneath the waves at the ocean in the form of great beauty and unexplored possibilities. On the surface,Continue reading “We Are Women”