When juggling as much as you are, remember that some balls are glass and some are rubber. You can’t drop the glass balls.
from author Nora Roberts letter to her younger self.
Nora has written more than 160 novels, 125 of them best-sellers, but her circumstances starting out were less than ideal. She was a single mother of two young boys and wrote from her home, without a babysitter–feeling the "inescapable pulls of work and motherhood daily"
Nora persisted, always attempting to keep perspective. She learned that "laundry will wait very patiently" and concludes her letter with this bit of wisdom …
… one more thing, pressed from all corners, you often think, If I could just have eight hours of quiet. You will have that someday, but you won’t have those little guys you have now and you’ll miss them.
I missed a couple of posts, due to the fact that I am attempting as usual to keep my glass balls in the air — so far, so good.