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An hour in the life…

An hour in the life…

One thing I love about reading blogs is the insight that it gives into other people’s lives. In 1997, back before blogging was a thing (was the internet even a thing?) I used to sit in History class with a girl named Leah Murphy. Every History class I would give Leah...
Queen Bees

Queen Bees

In the busy life of the bee world, the Queen Bee reigns supreme. Nurtured in her role as the provider of life, she is the only queen in a colony of honey bees that may number 60,000 or more. The Queen Bee is the largest bee in the colony and the only one capable of...
The Road to Character

The Road to Character

I am a little bit obsessed with identifying and trying to improve upon the weaknesses and flaws in my personality. It is a vain thing to which I seem to return; the relentless pursuit of self-improvement via self-loathing. One morning last week I sat in a café and...
Lady on the Bus

Lady on the Bus

One glorious December day Sienna and I decided to take the bus to the city to ride the carousel by the river. The peaceful stay-at-home Mum + Nenna days were coming to an end. She would be off to full-time school the next year and we were trying to make the most of...
Stream of (Self) Consciousness #1

Stream of (Self) Consciousness #1

“I do not yet know what I carry in my heart, but I trust it will emerge as I write.” -Henri Nouwen “God would not craft our minds and hands to make beautiful things and then shame us for wanting to do so.” -Jen Hatmaker, ‘Fierce, Free and...