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Covid-19 has sucked my creativity dry.  I’m tired.  I’m angry.  I’m having trouble meeting personal deadlines.  My plate is full.  Scratch that.  My plate is overflowing.  People around me are sad and hurting and they’re tired and angry too. ...
My life has been run by writing reminders in a planner since I was in middle school. What used to be perfectly written homework assignments organized by subject in my pre-teen years has turned into quickly scribbled, don’t-forget-to-do-that daily...
It's an ongoing joke that a 2020 planner was one of the most useless purchases. Somehow, I mustered up the courage to purchase one for the upcoming school year anyway. As a high school teacher, I tend to purchase planners...
A friend asked on Facebook, “what’s one thing you’ve learned about yourself during the stay at home/pandemic period?” I’ve learned a lot. There are some projects, regardless of how much time I have, that I will simply never complete. Other...
As a recently divorced single mother, living in COVID-19 reality, I’ve had a hard time coming to terms with this particular season in my life. Ahh, 2020. You are full of surprises!! I never imagined life would be as...
5 years ago, I left a successful career in fundraising to raise a family. It’s definitely not something I originally planned to do, but ain't that always how life goes? Then again, if you would have told 25-year-old me that...
Author’s Note: This post was, of course, reflective of my life before COVID-19 quarantined us all. As I sit here in my hotel room on my first night of five away from my family, I can’t help but think about...
Do you ever get sick of begging and pleading with your kids to eat what you have cooked for dinner? My kids will happily eat four meals with no fight: spaghetti & meatballs, tacos, pigs in a blanket, and...
As a business owner and entrepreneur, never in a million years would I have guessed that we’d be in this situation. Never. It’s just not something that’s been on my radar. Hurricanes? Yes, I got a plan for that....
After a quick conversation with my coworkers, I realized that I remember every teacher I had in elementary school. Every. Single. One. Go ahead quiz me. I can even recite, in its entirety, our elementary school fight song. Aggie Roberts Road...

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