“The fundamental human experience is that of compassion.” ― Joseph Campbell There have been many books that have changed my fundamental viewpoints, beliefs shattered in an instance of knowing. The works of Joseph Campbell are on my mind this morning as I once again find myself experiencing the sweet fullness of what it means… Continue reading The Sweetness of Being Human
This used to be my haven, a lovely lavender Creativity Room. In the few days it took me to move things out of the room, the girls really did a number on it and and left it in it's current state. This room was never finished when we did the basement. Because I wanted a craft room I… Continue reading Room Four, A Neutral Children’s Room
My ADD brain is not very adept at decision making or project completion. In my messy craft room is a stack of empty photo frames waiting for those special captured moments, bins of outgrown children's clothes hoping to be sent off to another Mother via Ebay, wads ( and I do mean tangled wads) of ribbon… Continue reading Where to Start?
“Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.” Charles Dickens My husband and I were living quite contently in Manhattan when we discovered we were expecting our first child. Being aware of the great sacrifice Mother's make to their… Continue reading A Life Left Unattended