Tag: thoughts

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe.

The recess bell rings.  Tommy brought a brand new soccer ball.  Everyone rushes to the field, and waits for him to choose. You found the perfect tie.  You spent hours getting your hair to stay that high.  You walk in, find your side and…

Why Are You Here?

So, this week I am in Istanbul, Turkey.  Across the ocean.  In a completely different time zone.  Waking up when my husband is going to bed.  Far. Away. From. Home.   I’ve met a handful of people, both American and Turkish, and the most…

Uncommon Sense.

January is a fabulous month for brand new beginnings.  But often times all that ambition gets lost in the January dreariness and we loose our momentum.  This is so true if we’re trying to reach a goal that we weren’t able to reach before….

The Countdown is On!

Only one month left until Christmas! I used to love Christmas.  I loved everything from the decorations to finding the perfect gift for each person on my list.  I loved spending every day from Thanksgiving to January 2nd immersed in all things Holiday.  Surrounded…

Cue The Sparkle

I have had writer’s block for the last 11 days while I tried to figure out what to say about the last key point in Inside the Magic Kingdom.  I wanted to write something poignant and witty, something worthy of reblog, something to transport the…

Walk this Way

I love carousels.  I’m not exactly sure why, it’s just sitting still and going around in circles, but I’ve always enjoyed them.  My kids feel the same way and riding the Cinderella carousel at Magic Kingdom was definitely a high-light of our trip.  We rode…

Read the Fine Print

I love details.  There’s something exciting to me about details.  Parties are a great time to dwell on details and this week we celebrated a birthday party.  I think everyone expends energy on details, but we also miss a lot.   The second lesson…

Pixie Dust

So I’m on this journey of becoming more structured and routined and disciplined. And like I mentioned in my last post, the beginning of new things often falls into the time-suck category, (which is why I’ve been away so long!).  I am not naturally…

Creative Limits

Today I am thinking about the discipline of creativity.  The words ‘creativity’ and ‘discipline’ are not usually found in the same sentence; just take a minute to consider their meanings. Discipline: “training to act in accordance with rules”. Creativity: “the ability to transcend traditional…