Where Creativity Goes to Die

January 10, 2011

A few words from Dr. Seuss’ On, the Places You’ll Go!: The Waiting Place… …for people just waiting. Waiting for a train to go or a bus to come, or a plane to go or the mail to come, or the rain to go or the phone to ring, or the snow to snow or […]

artist's way reflections: week one

September 5, 2008

I’m trapped in the irony of this situation I have created for myself. Now that almost 20 others have taken up the invitation to work through the Artist’s Way together, I’m feeling the heat to be a good participant myself. Said irony is provided by this week’s topic — Recovering a Sense of Safety. Dwelling […]


April 29, 2008

One of my favorite times of the day is when I get to climb on the bed with my two older kids for storytime. (Sometimes Max joins us too, but his newfound urge to grab whatever is in front of him can get a bit distracting.) I have discovered that there are some completely uninspired […]


January 26, 2008

I cherish the simplicity of a clean workspace on my computer. My wallpaper is a simple black. Almost. One of the simple joys of parenthood has been the rediscovery of the Dr. Seuss books I read as a kid, plus a few I wasn’t familiar with. Everytime we read Dr. Seuss I come away with […]

subversive seuss

December 23, 2007

I’m quite certain that Dr. Seuss is near the top of my personal heroes list. Every tale of rhythm and words has something meaningful to say. With Christmas looming, the girls and I snuggled in bed and read How the Grinch Stole Christmas! tonight. May the few lines of his rhyme below be as valuable […]

post storytime reflections: mulberry street

August 8, 2006

Macey picked out And to Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street tonight. I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of reading it. It’s one of the all time literary classics. 🙂