The Everyday Page

Ok, I am finally doing something with my writing!  Thanks to everyone who has encouraged me about my posts over the last few years.  I love writing.  It has been a major part of my life since I started journaling in earnest at the age of 15.  Every creative idea I have ever had started…

Being Home

I spend a lot of time at home.  About 85% of my life happens behind the closed door of our brightly-colored, overflowing-with-laundry, two-bedroom house.   My husband and I and our four children (ages 6 and under) share every room.  Our bedroom is the hangout spot during the day, the living room is where we teach…

The Daily Turn #20: I Have Tried So Many Times To Memorize Your Face

I have triedso many timesto memorize your face.But loving you, I have learnedthat in one facethere are a thousand faces–Revealed,one by one,by light and shadow,the changing colorsof a thousand days.The impressions of joyand sorrow are markedby lines that lift and pull.There is the nuance of eyebrowand the deepening groovesof a lifetime of questionsanswered and unanswered.There is passion…