Monthly Archives: October 2010

Books I Wish I’d Written

I’m off today, so instead of a full post, here is a list of some of my favorite books. Whenever someone asks me what my favorite books are, my mind goes blank and all I can think of is Flowers … Continue reading

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Balance is Not a Four Letter Word

In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth. – Patti Smith Balance. That mythical, unattainable nirvana. A word that gets thrown around with much abandon in Mommyland. There are many … Continue reading

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The Heights Are Wuthering, and I Like Stephen King

I’ve got a confession to make… Though I love to read and read all the time, I have read very little “great” literature for an aspiring writer. I often have ten books on my bedside table and start and read … Continue reading

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No Words

I feel shattered today, come undone by a death I learned about on Facebook, about someone I do not know. This person’s tragedy has no direct impact on my life, I am not stricken with her loss, and yet, I … Continue reading

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Because You’re Mine, I Walk the (Crooked) Line

We’ve had a few firsts over here in Mommyland. O had his first haircut and we got him baptized. He is pretty much running everywhere and is much more aware of the world around him, the actions/reactions of people and … Continue reading

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