I came. I saw. I made it awkward.


No post this week. I have a couple of big projects that are taking up my writing time. And plus, Thanksgiving stabbed me in the eye. Well, not literally. That doesn’t even make sense. It’s just an expression that is shorter than saying, “I ate too much on Thanksgiving and it wiped me out and […]

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Sara Wald hospital
Awaiting anesthesia before my first of two surgeries in less than a year.
Autoimmune Disease | Faith | Introspection | Life tips

What goes well with turkey? Gratitude.

It’s been very difficult for me to write about my illness. In fact, when I got sick, I stopped writing altogether. But it’s time to address it. I’m ready… To say that the last few Thanksgivings were challenging for our family is an enormous understatement. I became sick in early October of 2016. For six […]

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It's okay to be quiet
Introspection | Life tips

We are introverts

Sometimes I just need to take a break from the world. It isn’t that I don’t love the world. It’s the exact opposite. Sometimes I love the world too much to bear. Like so many others, I have a tough time with balance. I am an all-or-nothing person. When I’m in the world, I want […]

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jeans on a clothesline
Humor | Parenting

Shopping for jeans with a teenager

Shopping for jeans for my older son used to be easy. Every season he grew exactly one size bigger. I could walk into a store, choose the right size, and we were all set. Not so for a teenager. Here’s why… He has opinions. And if I choose it, it is automatically wrong. (This applies […]

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