My Word of the Week: Nothing

My Word of the Week: Nothing

I begin with now: looking out the window, I see the sun shining like a spotlight between the trees and houses in our neighborhood. The brightness focuses on the middle of the back lawn — our postage stamp yard that takes less than 10 minutes to mow. It’s focused on nothing in particular, …

In Your Own Words: Anne Wilson – Mundane

In Your Own Words: Anne Wilson – Mundane

mun·dane – adjective \ˌmən-ˈdān, ˈmən-ˌ\ : dull and ordinary : relating to ordinary life on earth rather than to spiritual things __________ My toddler-son has a pretty limited vocabulary right now, but he knows one word for sure: more. It’s almost a guarantee...
Best Step-Mom Ever

Best Step-Mom Ever

“I have an idea,” I said to my oldest and youngest step-sons. We were all sitting in the bleachers with my husband and father-in-law watching our middle son play baseball. Well, we were at least sitting in the bleachers at the game. Watching was optional. My two boys...