Earthquake in Nepal, inevitable and unexpected, national and personal

Originally posted on Vagabond Urges:
One of my photos from Kathmandu, 2011 Everyone knew an earthquake like this would happen and devastate Nepal. The geography and history made it obvious, inevitable. Who could look at those fault lines and think otherwise? . . During my time there, I never thought something like this could happen.…

Am I Ready? 

      Have you ever had those intense thoughts you can’t shake?   The thoughts that stick to you as if they had been dunked into sticky glue, heated to the 9th degree, and adhered to your brain?   I feel like today my brain and emotions are in 2 camps- extreme exhaustion and nagging … More Am I Ready? 

Struggles of a Mom

Recently I watched the movie, “Moms’ Night Out.” Have you ever seen it?  The movie is about main character Allyson, a stay at home mom of three, who desperately needs a night out with her friends to “unplug” from her daily life and distractions.  A planned night of fun turned into a night of disaster and … More Struggles of a Mom