When taking time to do something, or be somewhere, or with someone Time itself doesn’t matter; it needn’t enter into consciousness. My favorite ways of taking time occur as bookends to the day. A long breakfast, children shrieking and laughing, only silent while eating. Standing in the kitchen, enjoying coffee while cooking. Then again to […]Read More Taking time.
Habit forming. March 2, 2018 I’m working on a new habit of opening my computer to continue my writing. I’m working on a new habit of being OK even when I’m in what I sense to be an uncomfortable situation. With bells ringing, trucks beeping, people talking, fans whirring, engines, motors, beings, all conceivably […]Read More Habit forming.
I wear multiple “hats” if you will. Mom, wife, researcher, collaborator, teacher, mentor, sister, daughter, granddaughter, aunt, to name a few. In each of these roles, I am asked to communicate, to lead, to converse, and to do. Often all I want is to just be. In drawing inward I find a great sense of […]Read More Being while doing.
March 3, 2018. I’m not good at knowing when to rest. Usually I work through my day, pushing from one thing to the next, with little time spared in between. When my stomach hurts, I know I have gone to far. The ideas and work flows from my finger tips yet but body urges me […]Read More Knowing when to rest.
Writing is a practice that must be cultivated through dedicated practice.Read More Writing and mindfulness.
Today I sat down to write and found myself sketching out ideas for how the ground the revision of a paper. I found myself then re-reading an article on publishing by 3 amazing women in #mathed that further inspired my learning Here is what I am learning about playing the publishing game… Contribution. You have something […]Read More Keys to playing the publishing game.
Do you see that? Do you see how I was stuck, and how I turned to writing as a release and way to make sense of my experience?Read More Caught in the middle.
Feb. 1, 2018 Developing writing as a priority. Writing is a priority for me. Yet this is not the only priority in my life. In each of the roles that I play, I have priorities, responsibilities, and other things that I love. I love being on my yoga mat. I love cooking. I […]Read More Developing writing as a priority.
Monday January 15, 2018 I gaze, I wonder. As a little part of my soul Cries, another part Celebrates. Celebrates a time that once Was, and now has past. Will I go on living my life Present, past, and future Or will I learn to live more fully In the now To become more alive […]Read More I gaze, I wonder.
Hidden while shown. Aimless with purpose. Calm while anxious. Cerebral and intense. In an unfamiliar land, I don’t hear my home tongue. The sights and sounds overwhelm my senses. Contributing to a simultaneous state of confusion. Alertness. –stop– wandering– where did I go? Confusion endurance. A goal. Mixed media. Art performance. Teach. Math identity. Winter. […]Read More Lost and found.