Category: Musings

Being a Goddess of Fun and Light (Dear Sisters Series)

“The reason angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly.” — GK Chesterton Pride and Prejudice is one of my favorite books of all time. It’s absolutely beautiful. I’ve read it thirteen times. And the plot goes like this: Elizabeth is the second daughter of a useless intellectual. She has no brothers, and therefore, can be “turned out of the house” whenever her dad dies, … Read More Being a Goddess of Fun and Light (Dear Sisters Series)

For The Smart Girls

This one’s for the little girls who use big fancy words and strain their eye sight reading late at night under the covers with a flashlight. Your grandmother says you’ll be the first girl in the family to go to college. And family friends think you’ll grow up to be a lawyer- or a scientist- something smart. They tell you you’re not like other … Read More For The Smart Girls

The Future

There are other things I would rather do than write this. I would rather be sitting on my front porch in a creaky rocking chair drinking a cup of hot chocolate and watching my kids play in the street.  I dream of a simple life.  I’m sure that you do too, but unfortunately that life is outside our reach.  There’s an ideal world that … Read More The Future