Able to sit on your own - were you able to do that yesterday? - you play with your toys, carefully scrutinizing each one, as though you're looking at it for the first time. Your tiny hands have learned to play your toy piano. With each note, you grin with pride and glee. You look… Continue reading This magic moment
I've been very fortunate to see some amazing concerts, some three to five times over, but I had never gotten to see one of my favorite bands, Evanescence, live... until last Friday.Have I mentioned that I'm obsessed with iPhone editing? Here's some Diptic and PhotoStudio fun on the go.Amy Lee taking the stage. What you… Continue reading Fangirl mania!
This is the face of happiness.Hey na, hey na, my mojo's back!Hi, friends. I hope all of you in the US had a great Thanksgiving holiday. Mine was GLOR-I-OUS. The actual holiday was wonderful (more about that tomorrow), but the mental break the extended weekend provided was truly priceless. As I alluded to last week, I… Continue reading My mojo’s back and there’s gonna be progress…
... catching up with an old friend and meeting an online friend for the first time.yours truly with Leigh and Stacie of Whimsical Fic-ery at the Decatur Book Festival... getting to meet an author you adore and having the opportunity to tell her that she's the reason some of your students became readers.crushing on Margaret Peterson… Continue reading Happiness is… (the Labor Day edition)
It feels good to wear a smile. These are a few of the reasons, both big and small, that one was planted on my face most of the week:I realized what a blessing in disguise my layoff was. I'm enjoying the freedom to work on projects I'm truly passionate about, as well as work more… Continue reading Me = Happy (Friday Fragments)
... taking a break when you need it and not beating yourself up for doing so. Even if it's a break from something you usually enjoy. And the break lasts for two months. And it means not meeting some goals you had set for yourself.... having time to take in sights before seeing a dear… Continue reading Happiness is… (aka what I’ve been up to this fall)