Tag Archives: words

Freshly Picked & Just Write: Reality in a Shopping Cart

Oh.  My.  Goodness.  Hello; it’s been a while.  I’m not only back from a recent trip to the east coast, but back into the rhythm of usual island days.  I took a break & a long one at that.  I barely replied to emails & kept my laptop zipped up for weeks.  It was everything […]

Just Write: Olive at Limekiln Lighthouse

A little before halfway through the day, I figured I should do something I’d always been meaning to do.  Outside, little wind, full sun and pouffy clouds.  Inside, I packed an Olive picnic, knitting project and sunglasses.  A usual circling of our minivan for errands and a mocha before I turned down the music and […]

Just Write, Swim

It doesn’t interest me if our daughters become athletes.  I want to know they have stood with a team, cheered or shrugged and tried their very best.  I want to see a smile in flushed cheeks and feel they gave it all in field or lane’s memory. This season in a pool at the end […]

Just Write: A Different Kind of Model

I’ve started telling our daughters I’m beautiful.  I look in the mirror and with them by my side I say, I look good. Saying so is part of believing so.

Weekending Under the Weather

a triple 1987 feature Friday night begins with our babes asleep a remote out of reach, we settle and sneeze Empire of the Sun always a favorite, really one of the best then Adventures in Babysitting, Some Kind of Wonderful restless, appreciative of stellar soundtracks, hairstyles. Saturday morning came late, sluggish on the fog of cold […]