I ran in the woods like a hound

The Hound

I ran in the woods like a hound. The scent I chased with my prize at the tip of my tongue. My heart full of vigor. My lungs bleeding. And then I lost the scent, and it threw me. Where should I run if I don’t know the way? Do I guess at the direction and run anyway? Never.…

Mom Jeans

Mom Jeans

I love being stylish. In fact, my Appearance Goal is to look good in any and every situation. I feel so much better about myself when I’m dressed in a great outfit with my hair and makeup done, and even better when the people around me take notice. But there’s a flip side to this. When I…

Dealing With Frustration

Comforting My Perfectionist

Today was a hard day. It was set off by a lack of sleep, having done an international cooking class for a group in Uganda over a Skype call last night. They’re 11 hours ahead of me, so our class started at 10:00pm my time, 9:00am theirs. Needless to say, we were baking an apple…

Why is the Moment So Scary to Me?

Anyone that knows me will tell you, I am a forward thinker. I thrive on change and growth, dreaming big, and coming alive. And I am great at planning, execution, being bold, and taking risks. But if I’m honest, the times where I feel absolutely alive, are when I am utterly and completely in the…