The Road of Life

I'm feeling nostalgic today. Ten years ago today, my husband asked me out on our very first date. We had been friends over the summer and I thought it was just that, friends going out for dinner and a fun evening. I think my husband thought similarly. Not many first dates are considered magical and... Continue Reading →

1 Year, 2 Months and 8 Days

That is how long it has been since I posted on this blog, my little internet home. I didn't have the intention of going so long without typing out a few thoughts here and there, but for those who are wondering, let me explain where my focus has been during this past 1 year, 2... Continue Reading →

Foot Shot Friday – Growing

Welcome to my new series on the blog, Foot Shot Friday. Years ago started I started to take pictures of my feet when I went to a new place. I think this little quirk of mine started when I really got into hiking and the outdoors. It's not because I think I have cute feet... Continue Reading →

The Ache

  It happens every year. It first comes when I notice the evenings turning darker a few minutes earlier each night. The sunset that feels much too premature accompanies the ache. It's subtle and under the surface, but it is there. I feel it again a couple weeks later as I load the grocery bags... Continue Reading →

Relationships: Bending and Breaking

I was recently listening to an online forum where a human biologist sharing research made the comment, “The key to all humans is relationships.” She went on to explain that as humans, we are wired for relationships. Our very earliest relationships help form us. Psychotherapy is based on dealing with past relationships that were unhealthy.... Continue Reading →

Mom Life

(Sometimes you have those days where everything comes together and the house is clean, productivity happens and the family is happy. Some days you feel like nothing was done. Most days is a mix somewhere in between.) Lil’Mister wakes up at 5am crying. It had been a hassle to get him to bed the night... Continue Reading →

The Fog

Earlier this month a bout of fog settled in our valley. The first day it arrived, it was a novelty. On the way to the store, I pulled out my phone at a stoplight to click a picture of the white nothingness that surrounded me. The next day as the newness of the fog wore... Continue Reading →

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