Conversation about Race: a Different Kind of Anxiety

Day 133- Last year in my work environment I heard that I was often called “the white girl” behind my back. The reactions, “Really”, “Ouch,” and “Seriously?” all went through my mind. It also made me think.  I grew up in a predominately white world. The northwest is not know to have many African AmericansContinue reading “Conversation about Race: a Different Kind of Anxiety”

Progress…Finding Peace

Day 33- Eliminating hurry from my life is not arriving in the form I thought it would. Slowing down and being less busy sure seem like wonderful ideas, but I haven’t reached these yet. Sleeping in and having a lovely rest day was in the cards today until my little one woke me up atContinue reading “Progress…Finding Peace”

Unraveling

Day 7 – I am terrible at waiting. Seriously. It’s not the grocery store-long line waiting. It’s the “I have little control over something and I have to wait for someone else to follow through” kind of waiting. A college course in “Relinquishing Control 101” is a definite requirement. There was a situation on Saturday,Continue reading “Unraveling”

Linger at the Table

Oxford defines the word linger as: to stay in a place longer than necessary because of a reluctance to leave. I have an incredible groups of ladies who like to gather around a table for dinner every month. I wish everyone could experience a table like this. It’s our tradition to serve everything at theContinue reading “Linger at the Table”