into the wild by jeanette leblanc

Into The Wild

Get up now.  Come on.  On your feet.  Out of the corner.  Don’t look back, there’s nothing behind you but the past.   We’ve got a wild ride ahead. Let’s agree on some ground rules right now.  The rules are that there are no rules.  And that you make all …

jeanette leblanc poetry

So This Is How It Is…..

so, this is how it is. you get picked last for the team left out of the plans excluded from the circle. the rejection letter arrives in the mail she picks the other girl the door you were about to walk through gets slammed hard in your face and you …

Be Unapologetically You.

“There is nothing more beautiful than seeing a person being themselves. Imagine going through your day being unapologetically you.” — Steve Marboli via Tumblr.

Dearest Isabella {a birthday letter}

Dear Isabella, Eleven years ago today I welcomed you into the world.  You were everything I had dreamed. From your birth story: With a rush that was almost anti-climactic her body slid out of mine and my husband and midwife brought her up out of the warm water and onto …

sweet and inarguable wisdom of want blog post by jeanette leblanc

the sweet and inarguable wisdom of want.

I want to travel to cities around the world to wander alone. I want to raise my face to the warm sun, a flowered sundress swirling around my thighs, bare feet on hard earth.  I want the floppy hat on my head to blow off in a sudden gust of …

blessed be my day.

a running list of ordinary blessings {6.24.12} a new book of poetry. black dress with pink flowers. farmer’s market heirloom tomatoes. a solo trip to the library. Terry Tempest Williams, Anne Lamott AND a deliciously mindless mass market novel. shoes with ties that lace around my ankles. the smell of …