At “That got me thinking…” I post thoughts on any of the topics below, depending where my creative energies are focused:
Parenting: As my children are now in middle school and high school, the particulars have changed since they were younger, but the fundamental question of how to interact with them remains. It’s a wonderful and terrifying phase, and we are all adjusting to new levels of freedom and independence.
Prayers: As a committed Christian and Anglican, my spiritual life revolves around using the Book of Common Prayer and practicing ancient disciplines of prayer, meditation, silence. I’m also a trained Spiritual Director. I am currently accepting new directees (locally in person, or anywhere via online chatting tools). Please contact me if you would like to know more!
Poetry: Rediscovering a love of poetry has awakened some piece of me that I thought might have been left behind in high school. Imagine my surprise to discover the poet within has not given up the ghost, but has been beautifully hidden and growing; only now am I realizing that it’s the long planted and forgotten seeds emerging. I’ve been ferociously reading and writing more poetry these days.
Photography: I enjoy taking photos; not only is the process fulfilling, but the outcomes are sometimes quite good; I’m also enjoying having a place to share some of what I capture. I’ve ventured out with my husband to start a business on the side: Drum Drum Photo. Certainly be in touch if you’d like to book a session, or would like to order custom items (calendar, notecards, prints) from any of my photos.
Pedagogy: I am on an educational journey with my children. We have homeschooled, been at Plumfield Academy and are on a very positive journey with the public school system.
Produce (or phood): My interest in slow food, whole food, gardening, environmental impact and all the rest has ebbed and flowed in recent years. I strive for better (not perfect) and am inspired to photograph food in my kitchen.
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