The Missing Post #SOCSunday

I wrote an entire post yesterday and I loved it. A full, random stream of consciousness. I felt inspired and was so excited to write it! Wrote it, scheduled it, and now… GONE. I can’t find it anywhere and I just can’t dump my brain again. The magic is gone. But if YOU want to […]

Stream of Consciousness Sunday: How Amusement Parks Keep You Young

When you’re visiting the “Sweetest Place” for a jam-packed weekend, it’s easy to get caught up in everything when you have the chance to eat chocolate at least once an hour. And while I’m taking away so much from my fantabulous weekend in Hershey, I’m oddly feeling younger than I have in a while. Here’s […]

Stream of Consciousness Sunday: In My Easter Bonnet

SOC Sunday 2015

I don’t think I’m obsessed with my childhood but I certainly write enough about it. You probably never even realized that I actually have blog categories for “Nostalgia” and “Growing Up.” Oddly enough, the latter isn’t about my son growing up. It’s about me growing up. I love to reminisce and when I do, I find […]

Stream of Consciousness Sunday: The Difference A Week Makes

SOC Sunday 2015

I might have had a little too much wine last night (it was for a good cause) and eaten a little too much of those incredibly delicious sugar and cinnamon hot pretzels and birthday cake. And it might still be 28 degrees outside but today, I feel the promise of Spring and the promise of […]

Stream of Consciousness Sunday: Midlife on a Sunday Morning

SOC Sunday 2015

I always say that writing on a Sunday morning results in a much different post than when I write on a Saturday evening. Yesterday, I was in a bit of a funk and simply forgot about my post. And then this morning the internet was down and my site was down. So I guess this […]

Stream of Consciousness Sunday: I have a secret

SOC Sunday 2015

A busier than usual Saturday for me: a drive to Washington, DC to see a private screening of Cinderella (Evan and I loved it!) followed by a drive to downtown Baltimore to greet the new cast of the Listen To Your Mother show (May 9th!). And in between, a little shopping for a gala next week […]

Stream of Consciousness Sunday: Reading is FUNdamental?

SOC Sunday 2015

I usually write my posts on a Saturday night because I just hate waking up to obligations. I will say that morning posts are definitely different than evening posts when it comes to my writing but with the time change (you did set your clocks forward, right?) I couldn’t even think about a morning post. […]

Stream of Consciousness Sunday: Overcoming Post-Vacation Anxiety

SOC Sunday 2015

For probably the 4th year in a row, we were able to plan a weeklong escape to Florida right when winter seemed to have us in its clutches. I know I’ll be going back to it but I feel ready to face the inevitable end of winter. I cam practically hear the robins singing and see […]

Stream of Consciousness Sunday: Having a Cold, Cold Heart

SOC Sunday 2015

While my thoughts today were inspired by the unseasonably frigid temperatures, I’m actually in a much warmer climate on vacation. It’s made me realize how easy it is to forget your every day reality when you escape from it. And for me, especially right now, this escape is exactly what I needed. Here’s my 5 […]

Stream of Consciousness Sunday: Losing My Blogging Mojo

SOC Sunday 2015

This week felt like my first real brain dump. It’s been hard to let go of my writing. A lot harder than when I used to do this. So I’m thinking maybe this exercise is a good one for me. When I wrote this entry, I started in one direction and felt like my fingers carried […]

Stream of Consciousness Sunday: Don’t Let Me Be Those Women

SOC Sunday 2015

Every time I sit down to do a writing exercise like this, I find myself always reflecting on myself. Usually it’s the physical self but sometimes it’s the emotional and/or mental self. It’s not that I’m self-centered. I think that it’s simply taking five minutes out of my week to let my brain go and […]