I had a to write an email the other day. Not a work email, but an important one. I drafted it for two days. I spent those two days distracted and in a fog – consumed with the crafting of just the right words, just the right way. When I finish a piece I am… Continue reading Two women
Alex had his preschool graduation today. I swear, Natalie just had hers but in reality that was 6 years ago. Some of those years since her preschool graduation were really hard years financially and that kind of made everything else feel hard sometimes, but now, it all just seems like a blur. When did all… Continue reading Graduations, Grief, and Gratefulness
Lent starts next week. I’m not ready. I know it’s not a thing I have to have a bunch of stuff ready for, but it’s a season I’m not ready for. I haven’t been ready for anything since after Halloween and yet everything keeps happening. Some years Christmas is harder than others. Even as a… Continue reading Lent
The past few days have felt like marathons. Lately, I’ve felt like a need a weekend after my weekend but it’s seemed like Mondays and Tuesdays end up being busy too and then by Wednesday I am so DONE. (Okay, I’m really done before Wednesday, but I try to fake it for a little while).… Continue reading Celebrating the Wins
Reading: I just finished reading The Dolls House by M.J. Aldridge for book club. It’s a murder mystery along the lines of Law and Order: SVU so it was a quick read for me. It’s part of a series and I haven’t read the first two, but just like the various crime and detective shows… Continue reading Life Lately
I used to love the way I could be connected to the people in my life in the virtual realm. Now where once I was overjoyed to see the faces and stories of people, I feel a sinking sense of dread. Everyone seems to have been turned into a caricature of the real person they… Continue reading Try Holding On
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