• Sometimes the words are too buried to write. Yesterday when I woke up on Mother’s Day, I thought about writing a blog post. I even opened my computer and stared at the blank screen for a moment, but then I closed my laptop and began reading. I cozied down in bed and enjoyed a good… [Continue Reading]

    The Day After Mother’s Day
  • Though it feels like a dark cloud is hanging over Earth right now, I was determined to find 10 things to smile about during the month of March, which I think we all can agree felt like a long and bewildering month. This list is much different than previous “10 Things” lists, which often include… [Continue Reading]

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  • While kids may not be at high risk for contracting the coronavirus, they need to be protected in other ways. My two boys were in school last Friday and now, mere days later, we’re holed up indoors homeschooling and working remotely. The speed at which this pandemic is moving and the domino effect it’s having… [Continue Reading]

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  • This isn’t how I envisioned my weekend. My sister was supposed to travel from D.C. to watch my older son perform the lead role in our community theatre’s rendition of Mary Poppins Jr. scheduled for 2 p.m. today. My younger son and I should be on our way to a soccer game right now in… [Continue Reading]

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  • I woke up last night at 3:14 a.m. to my cat’s meow. He wanted a snack. When I laid back down, my mind started spinning with all types of thoughts. I was about to type “worries’ instead of “thoughts,” but I wouldn’t really say I’m worried as much as perplexed and anxious about unknowns. Coronavirus… [Continue Reading]

    Stream of Consciousness: Coronavirus, Theatre and Moving On
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