Caroline Clements

New Routines

This was my first Memorial Day weekend in Miami.  It had me completely off tilt. Having spent most of my life in the North and my childhood years on military bases, Memorial Day weekend involved flags, the day off from school, picnics, and if we were lucky a trip to the pool.  A day to …

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Productivity

I asked my 17-year-old daughter Elise this morning what I should write my blog about and without taking a breath she answered, productivity.  “Mom, you are always talking about it”. I then proceeded to survey my 19-year-old son Eric and 20-year-old daughter Wiley about their thoughts on productivity.  The responses started with “Mom, you know …

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Juxtapose

While sitting in church this last Sunday, listening to the Palm Sunday sermon, the significance of this juxtaposition that occurs in so many areas of life struck me. In the Christian faith, this week is a time where the excitement and joy of togetherness and celebration is juxtaposed with the devastation of loss. Conflicting thoughts …

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Motive

Whenever I have multiple motives I get off course.  The actions that come easy to me are the ones where my motive is so clear and the decision is made so easily that it does not even feel like I was making a decision.  It feels like I just take the action. Last week Noah …

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