Life

Exhaustion and a Whiskey Diet

Well readers...it's been a tiring couple of weeks. And I've tried, I've given it my all all to find the silver linings, to try to move past this deep, bitter feeling of possible misplaced betrayal, to feel inspired and hopeful. Today was one of those days where I managed, but just barely. At this moment,… Continue reading Exhaustion and a Whiskey Diet

Life, Writing

My View Today

Hello followers! What few I have. 😉 So to get back on track with blogging and to usher in a new type of lifestyle (hopefully), I’ve taken on the idea of taking a daily challenge through the month of December, complete with writing prompts. I know I’ve been pretty quiet. With the political climate being… Continue reading My View Today

Parenting, Uncategorized

Acting Normal in Abnormal Sitautions

Part of my role as the Program Coordinator of Abound Counseling at Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, and a part I’m learning more about as I go, is to coordinate video conferencing events. We’ve started a series called the Brown Bag Lunch series where the Fargo based group of amazingly talented clinicians I am… Continue reading Acting Normal in Abnormal Sitautions

Life, Parenting

Fall with Me

Well, it’s a Monday morning, the coffee is plentiful and the weather is gorgeous. My mood needs to catch up on it a bit, though. Even the idea of Pumpkin EVERYTHING isn’t really helping at this point. We just got home from the dentist where Mady stubbornly refused to open her mouth and after four… Continue reading Fall with Me

Health, Life

Vices….You Know I Love ‘Em…

Beetlejuice is one of my vices. Hence the title for anyone in the know on the cartoon and the several sayings the fun-loving poltergeist has. But that vice pales in comparison to the few that I face on a daily basis. There’s nothing harmful about indulging in childhood nostalgia through your favorite cartoons. The other… Continue reading Vices….You Know I Love ‘Em…