For the Woman with the Fire of the Sun & Pull of the Moon.

Life events tried to break her. Meeting her at nearly every turn. The harder she fought, the more battle she met. She refused to bow down to the defeat, and instead, rose up and stood her ground. “I refuse to be defeated,” she shouted into the wind. The roar from the skies shook her, but … More For the Woman with the Fire of the Sun & Pull of the Moon.

The Question

I sat confidently in the chair, not knowing what questions she would ask me. My friend for 10 years, I was comfortable in her studio. Speaking into the microphone that would transmit my words into the homes and vehicles of numerous listeners. She asked the question with such wonder and authenticity. How do you homeschool … More The Question

Icicle Magic

These icicles, practically perfect in their formation, caused increased anticipation and warranted preparedness preluding its arrival. For days, people speculated and observed data about its path and intensity. The worst was to be expected. It may not have occurred the day it was forecasted to happen, and maybe not to the full strength of what … More Icicle Magic

Seek the Magic

The moment demanded my full attention. I pursed my lips, straightened my posture and held my head high. With that powerful stance I said one word. No. I know this is something I need to get done, and it will, but right now, my children are outside making mud pies and laughing hysterically as they … More Seek the Magic

Here Comes the Sun.

The alarms sounds and I shuffle to the kitchen. Prepping the coffee pot, I pull open the blinds on the east facing window. The sense of wonder encompasses me once again. The sky is dark but there’s a small illumination peaking through. I hustle to finish the coffee making and morning routine. Precisely the minute … More Here Comes the Sun.

Cushing: A Week After the 5.0 Quake

The sight is similar to other downtown areas throughout America. Desolate storefronts, crumbling buildings, and abandoned parking spots. The reason for the recent slowdown in downtown Cushing is not due to lack of trying to sustain businesses, but is due to the Earth’s force shaking loose bricks and mortar. The 5.0 magnitude earthquake that hammered … More Cushing: A Week After the 5.0 Quake