the life of a writer

I've been thinking a lot about my life as a writer. I think I've even written about this before. Since I've been in my new apartment, I've had room to spread out my things (my notebooks, books, and pens) and make room to actually be creative in my own space. And, I thought that being… Continue reading the life of a writer



I've been absent for a couple of days. Friday was our last day before spring break. We had a half-day and I went down to Milwaukee to watch two of the March Madness games, one of them being the Badgers. I got up early Saturday morning to go to Madison from Milwaukee to watch Championship… Continue reading absent


I bought flowers yesterday. I had been wanting to buy flowers for a long time. Every time we go to the grocery store, I walk back and forth staring at them. I talk myself in and out of buying them about five different times before I decide it is not a necessity and I will… Continue reading flowers


I’m feeling rather empty today. I am a Head JV girl’s basketball coach and assistant to varsity in the school district I teach in. Last night, we played our third playoff game, the game to go to state, and lost. I am no stranger to this feeling. I have lived it many times before. I… Continue reading empty


A few quotes have been heavy on my mind lately, ever since I saw one like them while surfing Pinterest. Here is the gist: “Indecision is the thief of opportunity.” “The biggest killer of dreams is indecision.” I don't know if I've every fully considered this. I've never really thought about how not doing anything… Continue reading decisions