It had been an unseasonably warm day for January, the kind of weather that we’re all pining for right now. It may have hit seventy degrees by that afternoon.  The kids ran door to door without jackets after school helping Fiona sell Girl Scout Cookies.  Afterward, they took out their bicycles. I couldn’t keep up with them as they sped around the block.  I was nursing a minor running injury and walked quickly but avoided a full out jog.   The older kids flew ahead of me on their two wheelers and even Scarlett managed to gain momentum on her training … Continue reading

Facing Fears and Finding Freedom

  Today, I'm trading in my Doc Martens and skull cap for a cocktail dress and stilettos and setting the table with fine China and crystal, as I welcome my first guest blogger.  If you have not yet met Christine from Love Life Surf, you’re in for a real treat.   Christine was my first friend in the blogosphere so it’s only fitting that I’ve invited her to be my first guest here on this page. I’m also pretty certain that Christine was the first person to ever leave a comment on one of my posts. If you’re a blogger … Continue reading