Gone Too Soon

I can’t remember the first time I thought to myself, “I want to be a writer.”   Perhaps it’s something that has always been a part of me. As far back as I can remember I’ve had story ideas weaving themselves together in my head. Images, feelings, characters, places….they circle around, bouncing off each other. Growing … Continue reading

Trust and Trees

Happy Spring everyone! I know, I know…it’s technically been “Spring” here for a few weeks…except the reality is, for those of us in Chicago, it’s not really official until we hit a few nice days in a row. Last week saw some freezing temperatures…but alas, the weather gods blessed us with the most beautiful Saturday … Continue reading

From Knitting Needles to Power Tools

Someone told me once – or perhaps it was many people who told me many times – that when I hit my 30’s, I would come into my own. The insecurity would fade, and I would feel more confident to pursue the things I love.   Well, my thirties are here. They have been for … Continue reading