Author: Barb

My Smoke Detector Theory

I know this is probably a very strange post to jump back into writing. But, when the smoke detector decides it’s going to announce that its batteries are getting low…at 4 am…well, isn’t writing a post a natural segue? So,

Even if, not this…

I laughed when the image I chose was the same as my last post, over a month ago. Sorry not to have kept you informed.  Proabaly what’s worse is that I broke my promise to take you on this journey


It’s a roadblock.  It’s in the way, between where I am and where I want to go. It is huge and yet unknown. Unseen. Unrecognizable.  It’s the time I now might reach for a drink. Or a game on my


I think I am going to remove “Enough” from my vocabulary.  Last Tuesday, I walked home from work. I had turned in a rental earlier that day and my initial plan was to ask a colleague for a ride or

So much yes…

These are the days that confuse me. Or maybe it isn’t a day, but a type of day, or a thing.  I left my home a week ago. Last Sunday I was at an art festival with family and that

Alignment takes practice

I’ve been writing about figuring out my desires and checking in with my body and really aligning with what’s best for me and what do I do when I have a chance to put it in practice? I blow it!!!

It’s a journey, not a life sentence

The past few days have been mom and grandma duty and then off for a week of conferencing. The goods have been visiting family and seeing the art festival I have loved since a child. The bads … traveling on


I have said, mostly to myself, that I want a relationship where I can be completely real and vulnerable. But, what I wish for doesn’t always appear as I’d hope it would.  Yesterday, I was at the Love of Literacy

What is wasted time?

I had a lot to say, this morning at 3, and 4. But then I just made notes in my journal and went back to sleep.  And then again at 2pm, racing down I-95, my mind a buzz, trying to

Me, God, and Confounding Beliefs

Let me first say that I’m a little bit tired. I had a busy day. But, if I’m going to make any headway, I’m going to have to forge ahead. ┬áIf it sounds like a good idea, I should probably