I have neglected this blog for so long, it almost feels silly to start it back up again. Being a blogger takes a lot of work and discipline and I have just been too overwhelmed with life to put in the effort. Yet, I miss the practice. I am not going to make any promises [...]
For most of my life I have been a very disorganized person. Mentally more than in other ways. While I have completed a lot of things I am extremely proud of, more often than not I tend to start projects and put them down. I have been known to abandon ideas, things, causes, other people, myself. I’ve always [...]
Two weeks later, the BlogHer 2008 conference is still so much on my mind. I absolutely adored the conference and learned so much that I am not even close to assimilating it all. But there was one aspect about the conference that bothered me, in hindsight. Perhaps it was a function of the conference being [...]
For the past few days I have been sitting with rejection. I applied for a master nonfiction class at a local creative writing center, and got rejected. By a former professor, no less!
To say that this initially caused me to feel like shit is an understatement.
But then I started to look at it another way: [...]
Welcome to this blog - my chronicle of the illuminating, character-building path of single parenthood. I'm making this up as I go along. My life is my practice, and my five year-old son is my greatest teacher.