Art, Writing & Big Magic, community, gratitude

A slow return to normal

Do I want to write about how grateful I am for safe drinking water, cool air and hot food? (Very.) Do I want to write about but there for the grace of God go I?

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gratitude, Mind of Sarah, Parent Life

One yellow crate

What would you bring if you had to evacuate? Would it fit in one yellow crate? I think you would be surprised to discover that it would. 

Parent Life

Whatever makes your heart sing

I'm feeling a little rusty. It has been a long slog of a month, and quite a while since I've found myself in my most favorite of places: in front of my computer ready to write with coffee by my side (Cuban, my favorite) while my daughter hangs with Curious George cartoons. Nothing like a disruption to… Continue reading Whatever makes your heart sing

motherhood

In praise of the ordinary

The three-year-old who wants a ganilla (granola) bar, and as she eats it, occasionally walks over to silently spit the almonds into my hand. The now-cold coffee, abandoned after chasing around the three-year-old who is spraying water into the air with glee. The mail, the coupons, the unread newspaper. The unwashed clothes. The dogs whose nails… Continue reading In praise of the ordinary