stair baskets

Where do you put your junk that you're not ready to deal with? Several years ago a friend mentioned she used baskets on her stairs for her kids so that throughout the day as she passed something one of her kids needed to put away, she could drop it into their basket to be emptied …

The thin line

A morning to sleep in? A massage?  Sitting outside drinking coffee? A long run? This line I straddle, the one between self-care and self-indulgence, is a fine line. I'm naturally a self-indulger. All the movies, all the books, all the rest, all the treats, all the special.  If left to myself, I'd live firmly planted …

Remembering

How do I help them remember what they weren't alive to know? Today we will watch this short documentary to try and engage this horrible day. It's less than an hour but will be a glimpse into the stories of so many that were lost that day and the brave souls that battled through the …