Category: Missy’s Musings

Mother’s Day 2021: Every Friday is a Victory

Every Friday is a Victory

This year of COVID has tested moms of every stripe in ways that we could not have imagined. If we are full-time moms, full-time has meant “non stop.” If we work outside the home, it has also meant “non-stop.” COVID has, at times, required more than we can give and often a marital re negotiation of shared responsibilities. The social and familial bonds that we carefully tend have been stretched and even (temporarily) broken. (more…)

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One Nation, Under Women

She the People

Yes, 2020 was a year of Never-Befores, and much has been made of all of those Never-Befores that we hope will be Never-Agains.

AND… 2020, was the year that We, the people also became She, the people.

Across America, women showed up in droves to vote, to run, to lead and to win! (more…)

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Get Outside Together

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When I need to re-kindle my sense of optimism, I head into the outdoors. It’s there, amongst family and friends, and dirt and trees, that I’m reminded of all that I hold dear about my community and this great (and messy and flawed and striving) country of ours. (more…)

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It’s In Our Hands

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Yes, the election season is all but over but the movement towards a more perfect nation continues still. And THAT result remains in OUR hands, in ALL of our hands. It is (and always has been) in our hands regardless of whether “our guy” or “our gal” wins or loses. (more…)

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