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Connection

Oh my word I feel somewhat mad even mentioning it, but I had this dream last night. That mysterious work of the mind that could be revealing yet could be the mix of ice cream and John Wick, or whoever was on Netflix the night before!  Meaning, I love a good one but try not to put too much stock in them. I won’t go into detail,  although I was sort of a goth-power-ranger chick and how fun was that!  After waking, the dream brought to  mind other heroes and villains and the unfortunate us vs them mentality rampant in...

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Reality Bites

Before my husband and I had our first child, we lived for a year on one income. It was an intentional decision to adjust to a lower standard of living before children entered the picture. We knew we wanted to have a parent at home to raise them so…it seemed like a good idea at the time. Life was very chill that year, and during my first pregnancy. Before, when we were both working, it seemed that something was always left undone. The mail and papers and laundry piled up, the dinners were lame. The little annoyances in taking care...

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Honesty

I really hate winter, and find myself hibernating quite a bit. One way I cope is to re-watch some of my favorite movies. Last week was Braveheart. I particularly like it as it is based on the true story of the warrior William Wallace. It reminds me of the American Revolution, and man’s quest for Freedom. After that I watched “The Adjustment Bureau,” which is a fun romp dealing with some sort of Divine Determinism. The lead character’s determination to be free, such as it was, was cool. So, what does it mean to be free? In Braveheart, the Scots did...