Monthly Archives: November 2012

I Found the Muse!! You’ll Never Guess Where She Was Hiding!!

A busy Starbucks has got to be one of the strangest places in the world. Now, I’ve been to Starbucks before, this particular one as well, while my son is across the street at a Dr. Appt.  I often come here … Continue reading

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Confuzed by the Muse

Where does she hide? What does she look like? Where does she store all of my innermost thoughts and ideas? How come she is so inaccessible when I most want a visit from her? Does she find pleasure in withholding … Continue reading

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I Strongly Dislike

I don’t like the word “hate”. Not because I don’t hate anything but I strongly dislike using it because it seems….well..so hateful. That being said let me share a few things I strongly dislike. 1) the wind. I understand it … Continue reading

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Opinions…well

You know what they say about opinions….I have chosen to stay out of the political battle waging war on blogs and social networks. I find it exhausting, exasperating even. If they were well thought out arguments for or against something … Continue reading

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Why Blog?

Have you ever considered why we blog? What is the insistent nagging in our heads to get our thoughts “out there”? Do people really care what we are thinking, what advice we have or experiences we’ve encountered? Are we so … Continue reading

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Letter to My 14 Year Old Self

Look around you….what do you see? The beauty and majesty of Bishop California surrounds you. Do you appreciate it? Do the Sierra Nevada’s give you a sense of awe? They should, you take for granted a life of beauty and … Continue reading

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10 Years of Prayer

10 Years of Prayer  The Valley Mom On: 10 Years of Prayer I bent over Bella’s crib yesterday to lift her out after her nap. As I gazed into her beautiful sleepy face I experienced a searing twinge. Not a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sean Alex! (2007)

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 Happy Birthday Sean Alex! Three years ago today A sweet soul joined us on earth Helpless and small Tubes, wires and alarms Spirit unbroken Strength abundant Body battered Breathing labored Sedated Quiet and VERY VERY STILL … Continue reading

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My Life is Like Ground Hog Day? I Love it Anyway 2007

Saturday, August 25, 2007 Ground Hog Day? I Love it Anyway Being a stay at home mom is like the movie “Ground Hog” day with Bill Murray. You wake up to the same old people same old routine every day. … Continue reading

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Why God Made Moms

Thursday, July 12, 2007 Why God Made Moms My mother sent this too me via email not too long ago. It was on a particularly difficult morning and it made me smile when I received it. I had heard its … Continue reading

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