Rural Ramblings

Updates from a latte loving working mom doing her best to navigate life in rural Wisconsin. Expect plenty of reading recommendations, parenting meltdowns and insight into the realities of chasing your dreams while still paying your bills.

P.S. I’m an aspiring author who may occasionally promote her books as well!

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I’ve stumbled across some incredible new reads this year – some new authors or at least new to me – some not …

You spend the first half of your life building a vessel and the second half filling it. My morning to read list …

My son’s baseball team won the Little League Championship in our small town. It marked the end to a very busy June …

The start to summer break and Little League baseball is a great reminder of inertia. The contrast of sprinting through May at …

High School graduation is a mixed blessing for those navigating grief. In my latest Rural Rambling, I share en excerpt from my …

There’s an egg stuck in my hen’s butt. I watch her strut around with her feathery friends oblivious to the rear view …

Once upon a time there was a girl who loved writing but didn’t believe she could write. Someday, she thought, I’ll write …

https://youtu.be/ECBTraJG8V0 Book Launch Day is finally here. April 6 will always be the day mom died. But, today is about more than …

Spring Break 2023 landed me on a beach in Gulf Port picking sea shells and consuming plenty of margaritas as I celebrated …