Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back

  I think exhaustion and hunger set the stage. We’d been working on our house renovation all weekend, and by 9:30pm all I’d eaten all day was avocado toast, and granola. Oh… and… Continue reading

I Love My Husband

I have a shirt that says, “I Love My Husband”. It’s a cheesy shirt, I admit. I begrudgingly bought it when I didn’t like Jesse so much. We were going through a phase.… Continue reading

Now What?

I walked beside my dad for over two years through his battle against cancer. That’s over. The service was painstakingly planned and was a success. That’s over. Now what? So much of my… Continue reading

Newness

I’ve been doing yoga every morning lately. Partly because I don’t want to end up a hunched-over old lady, and partly because my sadness is heavy in the morning so I NEED a… Continue reading

Confusion of Grief

The air is heavy with summer-rain moisture and the sweet scent of blackberries on the bush too long. The woods smell like the coming moss, and musk cologne, with a hint of rotting… Continue reading

House Arrest

Is there such a thing as a harmless crime? If so… I would like to commit that and be on house arrest. I would happily wear whatever ankle bracelet tracking system the judge… Continue reading

NOT Overwhelmed

My plate of to-do’s is about as full as my husband’s dinner plate usually is… and that’s dang full. Recently I started feeling very overwhelmed. I wrote about it yesterday. This is MY… Continue reading

Overwhelmed

Yesterday ended well. Sure, I stayed up too late. But Phoenix and I lounged around and watched pointless shows, sucked at Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, and chatted about all things from prom… Continue reading

Unabashedly Pro-Life

I have always been pro-life (However cliche the terms on both sides of the aisle have become. Rather than being Pro-Life, I think maybe I’ll start claiming to be Anti-Baby-Murder) Anyways, It all… Continue reading

Trust Steadily

1 Corinthians 13:13… Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. I don’t know what version of the Bible this interpretation is from, or if someone just added their own twist to it.… Continue reading