Monthly Archives: March 2013

Transitions

Tomorrow is Easter and for the first time in about twenty-five years I have not had to buy the obligatory Easter egg dye. Here for the first time since my son was a toddler, I don’t have kids who need, or … Continue reading

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Morning Pages

Have you ever attempted the practice of Morning Pages as described by Julie Cameron? If you are unfamiliar, it is the practice of writing all and anything that comes to you when you first wake up. The theory seems to … Continue reading

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Roll Camera!

As you may have read about (and if you haven’t here’s the link: http://bridgetstraub.com/2013/03/19/the-not-so-secret-life-of-a-bored-teenager/ ) Tessa has to make a music video as a part of her media class. This is how lucky she is to live in a family … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Spring Break

  Well it’s happened, spring break is upon us and school is out all of next week in a precursor to what lies ahead this summer. We have no plans for this week and as always money is tight so … Continue reading

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The Not So Secret Life Of A Bored Teenager

How much do I adore these girls? I can’t even begin to tell you. What is reprinted with permission below, is what Tessa, the child with straight As, did in 6th period. Perhaps you have to know her to get … Continue reading

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There’s Potential

I walk past this house almost every day. It’s just a few blocks west of where I live, and it calls to me every time I pass by. I think it was the windows that first caught my eye, but … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Novel

I was sitting on my couch a couple of weeks ago and this opening came to me;  And so here I sit, all alone in an empty house. You’d think sitting here in a room stripped of everything that once made it … Continue reading

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