In the Mom Lane: Five Quick Snack Favs

I am super texture sensitive and have a sweet tooth that could lead me to a less nutritious option, so having a stash of ingredients to a better snack option is essential in making good, quick choices. Greek yogurt (higher in protein, if you shop carefully, MUCH lower in sugar) plus fresh fruit and a…

In the Mom Lane: Five Favs

I love bulleted lists. Here I’m going to give you a run down of five things I’m loving these days, that bring a little light and joy to my world, that they may do the same for yours! Meditation. Starting my days with quiet focus sets my intention and energy. I start with a five…

In the Mom Lane: At the End of an Era

The end of an era is a phrase often used. Tonight (May 2, 2020) marks the end of an era that spanned almost 101 years. She was the embodiment and feisty and spunk, of creativity and humor, of kindness and generosity. She was opinionated, and had no reservations in sharing them. She was a story…

Writing Meme for Monday: Where Do You Fit In?

There are the people if your life who inspire you to write great things! Amazing story lines! Well-developed characters. Intriguing subplots.  Then there are those who you can’t wait to put in a story only to kill off.  Which one inspires your writing more? *** How about you? What’s happening in your writing life? Find…

Friday Fictioneers: A Night Like This

    β€œIt was a night like this when we met, remember?” Roumina used to rub my back when I started reminiscing. She would be silent then, as she is now. β€œA humid June night. You asked to bum a cigarette.” A pained laugh escapes my lips. β€œBack when we thought it was cool to…

Writer Meme Monday: From Head to Heart, With Love

This is where IΒ have been, and where I continue to live…editing and re-writing. And editing and re-writing. And editing and ruminating about how to re-write some more. #thestruggleisreal when it comes to hacking apart something you wrote with your heart! One day, the next draft will be done. Until then, I’m reading the next chapter…