Monthly Archives: July 2012

guest column

This guest column was in the Northwest Arkansas Times this morning. Thought I’d share   The initial moments after tragedy strikes are filled with confusion, anger, and questions. Last Friday I had been planning to go see The Dark Knight Rises with friends. … Continue reading

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what to read and watch

just finished this book… A fascinating book about getting kids to eat a wide variety of foods that are healthy and not having them snack constantly. One of the reasons it is so interesting is because in a lot of … Continue reading

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thread bundles

Someone asked me recently what I wrote on a daily basis…yikes, obviously not this blog. With the recent uncovering of an old notebook of in-progress poetry and short pieces of non-fiction, I’ve been working on some of those a little … Continue reading

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Top runs.

Today I had one of the best runs ever. I’d say top 10, for sure. Have I ever made a concrete list of the actual top 10? No. But I am absolutely sure this would be on it. Not only … Continue reading

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beach days

Today, I think I realized how much I have missed the beach. The ocean. The salty air and breeze. Tbe Spanish moss trees. Seashells. Fresh fish. Maybe not the mugginess. I’m not quite as dark (ok, not nearly dark enough) as … Continue reading

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salt + blue + beauty

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.”  ―    John MuirLittle Natalie (whom I’ve taken to calling Nat, Natalia, Natters, Natson) isn’t a … Continue reading

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the 5th

What better way to start off the day after a major holiday? With a salad of course. Oh, and flying down to FL for a vacation (first in over a year!) to visit the new niece. Man, I am beyond ready … Continue reading

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