Little Red Crashes Tea Party in Wonderland

I haven’t posted much in awhile. I could blame it on being a single mother but that is only partly true. It would be more accurate to say I’ve been going through some bullshit for the better part of the last several years and my desire to share my personal journey through these shadowy times was just not there. So … More Little Red Crashes Tea Party in Wonderland

Rate this:

Listen to the Ladies

I decided, with all my talk about the divine feminine in the past year, and asking people in my life why they did not notice and/or heed the wisdom of the feminine or recognize its value or worth….that I would dedicate the next year at least to specifically reading books written by women, and brush … More Listen to the Ladies

Rate this:

Outsourcing the Family

So, I stumbled across this very articulate article, which pretty much sums up my thoughts on the subject of daycare/preschool (really, any school). This, as I am researching preschool for Maya: Here is another take on the lessons our day care center child may absorb: Her learning and play, her growth and development, need to be … More Outsourcing the Family

Rate this:

We.

WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. Not you. Not me. We. All of us. Together. At once. There is you. And me. And they. Those people. Whoever, THEY are! Mirrors. Reflections. Shadows. Children. Hurt. Yearning. All of us. Broken. Wounded. Lost and sleeping, some. Curious and seeking, … More We.

Rate this:

Happy Halloween

Photos by Julie Norris, Oct 31, 2011 Halloween, posted with vodpod Talked to my mom tonight and told her how much I appreciated all the effort she put into the holidays. Feels good to have pulled off a (partly) homemade costume (thanks Yuki for the inspiration!) and have a sweetly glowing jack o’lantern on the … More Happy Halloween

Rate this:

When Life Hands You a Lemon, Make Rose Lemongrass Lemonade

Dude, hand me lemons, and I will wave my magic wand over them and make you not just any lemonade, but Rose Lemongrass Lemonade with fresh lemongrass from Yuki’s front yard. I can do equally amazing things with watermelon and holy basil. And that, folks is how I managed to turn a brief stint with homelessness … More When Life Hands You a Lemon, Make Rose Lemongrass Lemonade

Rate this:

How to Bore the Children by Charles Eisenstein

“Here is how to make a child bored: first and foremost, keep him indoors so that the infinitude of nature, its endless variation and chaotic messiness is replaced by a finite, orderly, predictable realm. Second, through television and video games, habituate him to intense stimuli so that everything else seems boring by comparison. Third, eliminate … More How to Bore the Children by Charles Eisenstein

Rate this: