Well hello again. Did you miss me? Or maybe you didn't notice I was even away. That's okay, too. I've been known to not notice that my husband got a haircut for days on end, so who am I to judge? I spent a few days at the beach with some of my dearest girlfriends. For … [Read more...] about Beach Friends Are the Best Friends.
Today the temperatures will rise into the mid-forties. The sun is shining, the birds are coming back around, and it's easy to hope that spring really is just around the corner. And yet, there's a mountain of snow outside my window that will probably be there until March. It … [Read more...] about When the Beautiful Blocks the Remarkable
Photo by Julie Setmeyer (Red Thread Photography) Tomorrow begins my last year in my thirties. Yup, I'm about to be 39. Which is actually kind of like a bonus year, because I spent all of the year prior to my 38th birthday thinking I was already 38. I cannot even begin to tell … [Read more...] about I’m About to be 39 (Again)
A very long time ago, when my babies were still in diapers, I remember reading something that stuck with me all these years. I can't remember the book, or the author, but the idea was this: a child who sings is a happy child. And so whenever I would overhear my kids singing to … [Read more...] about The Kids (and Their Friends) Are Alright
Last week, as we made our way back to our homes from the bus stop, the neighbor asked me what my plans were for the day. "Grocery store and gynecologist." We laughed about what a fun day I had ahead of me. For my entire adult life I've been blessed and incredibly lucky to … [Read more...] about The Grocery and the Gynecologist