Wednesday, April 27, 2011

End of Semester Woes

As I try to finish up the end of the worst semester of my life, I find that I am incredibly tired.  I don't want to look any longer at books that I wouldn't ordinarily read, or have to stay up till a mandatory 3 AM to finish just one more paper.  I'd like to sleep in and watch old classic movies, and better yet?  Take a trip to the beach, dip my toes in the water after wiggling them around in warm sand.  My kids won't complain in this utopia, and there will be an endless supply of juice boxes for everyone.  Oh yeah.... that would be nice.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Writing Challenges

Have you ever not been able to find a moment to write during a normal hour of the day?  I find this happens to me a lot.  Between being a full-time student and mom, it has it share of challenges.  I find myself writing up papers I've been researching for weeks at 3 AM, only to scramble around in a daze all the following day looking for a place and opportunity to nap!  But the rewards are great.  To create a better life for my children and to have my words have an impact the world would be a marvelous thing indeed. 

The Swan House in Atlanta

By Laurie Bower Epps Many don't know that I'm really from Atlanta. Somehow, as I've gotten older, it just seems to be natura...