Month: June 2017

Counting my blessings

Counting my blessings

Growing up with an Italian, Catholic mother is about as stereotypical as you can imagine. She… made a mean meatball idolized her sons never missed weekend Mass ruled the house with the swing of a spatula But my mother was also my first philosopher and […]

When less is more

When less is more

One misconception that’s blocked me over the years is the idea that to be fulfilled you must add more to your plate. So in my pursuit to be a better career woman, stronger mother and more faithful person I took on more obligations. I chaired […]

Namaste. Bitches!

Namaste. Bitches!

As I get older, I’ve come to realize that defining a purpose in life is elusive. Of course my greatest priority is being a mom and raising healthy, well-adjusted children blah blah blah, insert party line. But children grow up and become increasingly independent, leaving […]

Life is a marathon…so I run

Life is a marathon…so I run

Truth be told, my love of running formed by the process of elimination. I’m not athletic and I’m not coordinated; but I can put one foot in front of the other, although even that isn’t always graceful. Not sure what actually got me out the […]

Why blog? Why now?

Why blog? Why now?

For as long as I can remember, I loved to write. Not in a I’m-going-to-be-a-famous-novelist kind of way. More so that I’m comfortable with written word over spoken words. Yea, I’m a bit awkward. I also think too much and to get thoughts onto paper […]