Everyday Inspiration, Day 5: Hook ‘Em With A Quote

I wasn’t born a first lady or a senator. I wasn’t born a Democrat. I wasn’t born a lawyer or an advocate for women’s rights or human rights. I wasn’t born a wife or mother. I was born an American in the middle of the twentieth century, a fortunate time and place. I was free to make choices unavailable to past generations of women in … Læs mere Everyday Inspiration, Day 5: Hook ‘Em With A Quote

Everyday Inspiration, Day 6: The Space to Write

I can write anywhere. I think it comes with motherhood. Like everything else that is not strictly necessary for the comfort and survival of my children, it is something that I fit in when possible – and possible usually only happens if I am alone. I am very seldom alone in our house and I am mostly away from our house to work, be with … Læs mere Everyday Inspiration, Day 6: The Space to Write

Everyday Inspiration, Day 4: A Story in a Single Image

I have been away from blogging for two weeks now. I was supposed to write every day, responding to every single task the WordPress U. gods bestowed on me. However, life happened, as it so often does, and I had to take a break. I am determined to meet every single challenge of this course so I am continuing with the task from Thursday two … Læs mere Everyday Inspiration, Day 4: A Story in a Single Image

Everyday Inspiration, Day 3: One-Word Inspiration

I got six words while I slept. They came to me from the WordPress University people. By mail – not by some divine transfer of energy or mind control. That would have been super scary – and awesome! I am supposed to choose just one. Being the over-achiever that I am, I already started weaving a theme on all six words. But the assignment is … Læs mere Everyday Inspiration, Day 3: One-Word Inspiration

Everyday inspiration, Day 2: Mamaduck’s defiance playlist

I have signed up for a class at WordPress U – Everyday inspiration. I find it easier to get things done when I commit to a goal, ex. studying for an exam, training for a race ect. My goal here is to get into the habit of writing more often and I think that following the tasks in this class will help me a lot … Læs mere Everyday inspiration, Day 2: Mamaduck’s defiance playlist

Everyday inspiration, Day 1: I write because…

Well, I write because I like it. Words can be changed and combined in countless variations that inspire us to laugh and cry, think and reconsider our view our of ourselves and the World. However, since I am no Barack Obama, I like the written word which has the added benefits of a sort of filter if one takes the time for reflection and thorough … Læs mere Everyday inspiration, Day 1: I write because…

Flashback

I had a flashback this morning. Actually it is a recurring flashback – if that makes any sense. I felt the distinct sensation of carrying my newborn baby girl, holding her close to me all cuddled up with those tiny knees bent and her tiny head nuzzling into the nook of my cravicle. And that is not all, my body remembers. I remember her kicks … Læs mere Flashback