Wife. Mom of 2. Biochemistry /Toxicology M.S. Former ex-pat in Brazil, France, and Japan. Blogger on Medium and Vocal Media. Writer for The Good Men Project and Scary Mommy. Lover of nature walks and all things fitness.
The Meaning of Being A Mother
“God could not be everywhere, and therefore, he made mothers.” — Rudyard Kipling Mothers. We do so much for so many. We are overworked and underappreciated.
A Serene Garden of Green Beauty: A Haiku
“No one will understand a Japanese garden until you’ve walked through one, and you hear the crunch underfoot, and you smell it, and you experience it over time. Now there’s no photograph or any movie that can give you that experience.” — J. Carter Brown
Why Gen Z Is So Remarkable
“Generation Z, they cleaned up their own mess.” — Max Brooks Generation Z (aka Gen Z, iGen, or centennials) refers to the generation born between 1997–2012, following millennials.
Watching the Rain
“Give thanks for the rain in your life which waters the flowers of your soul.” — John Lockwood Huie As I sit in the office reception area waiting for my daughter to finish up her appointment, I watch the rain fall hard and fast through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows.
The Laughter of Children: A Tanka
“The body heals with play, the mind heals with laughter and the spirit heals with joy.” — Proverb Laughter of children Sounds of dribbling basketballs
The Happiness Effect of Nature Walks
“To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” — Mary Davis I always feel so refreshed and invigorated after a brisk walk in nature.
A Time for Peaceful Contemplation
"Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed, the mind can only reflect the true image of the self when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed." ― Indra Devi
“Paris is always a good idea.” — Audrey Hepburn Paris An enchanting, magical capital People-watching while sipping espressos at outdoor cafes