Monthly Archives: August 2014

Scrappy Does

  Have you ever felt like an oddball?  That your “fitting in” has about as much chance as fitting into those small/medium jeans at the Gap? This week of job and solo pursuits has reminded me – none too gently – … Continue reading

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Context

  I’ve played host to a circus procession of unruly thoughts since yesterday afternoon. After a good, but not always comfortable day working outside with a friend – can you say “Apocalyptical Lightning” – I felt undone. A pall descended as … Continue reading

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Got a minute?

Got a minute? If I read my newspapers accurately and listen to the stories of the people who have stepped into my life, I’d guess that you are either sitting near someone who is carrying a helluva load, or that person is … Continue reading

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Whistling in the dark

Job hunting is – at its best – a voyage of discovery. At its worst, it is terrifying and overwhelming. I’ve been fortunate to have family and friends (framily) who cheer me on and take me seriously when I ask for … Continue reading

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Ich habe genug.

  The kids converged this week. It was chaos and sweetness and refining and refreshing. As is our custom, we trolled our favorite spots in town: the Mayes’ ranch, Dusty Bookshelf, Acme, coffee shops, and Rockstar & Rogers (twice). I was … Continue reading

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31 Days of Creating or “Creative Self-Rescue”

  This morning I felt inspired. Not the get-off-your-tuckus or chocolate & peanut butter inspiration, but a moment that introduced wonder, excitement, and joy into this “searching for a meaningful job.” After cleaning the bathroom, sweeping the outdoor landing, and other … Continue reading

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Some days

Some days… But not every day. Here’s to good days in good company! (Photo by Danvers Police Dept.)

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