Category: sabbatical

  • Bless Me and Keep me

      When I first had kids, exercise became the Sole Protected Hour in my day.  Although I was on call around the clock with breastfeeding, peek-a-booing, and tushie wiping, when I was out for a run or at the gym, my time was my own, uninterrupted by others’ needs.  I became so vehement about not […]

  • When It Works In My Favor, I Go Biblical

    This week, I’ve been waiting for news. It came this afternoon. Girlfriends (and Furiousball, who is total Honorary Girlfriend): next year I’m going on sabbatical. For the whole year. Those of you who read my last post are, no doubt, able to appreciate how welcome and timely this news is. The truth is that many of the […]