Part of an attempt to capture the everyday moments that can seem too mundane to botherā¦ because I have been realizing how fleeting each stage really is, how precious every moment.
I want our lives- their lives [...]
Itās the evening of the very first day of this new year, and as I sit here typing I can hear leftover fireworks being set off not far away. Last night they went on for hours. My own celebration was simple and quiet, which was just fine with me as I enter [...]
I want to be honest for a moment, and Iām hoping I can express all this in a way that doesnāt sound horrible or whiney or ungrateful, etc.
Sometimes I get antsy. I feel too domestic for my own personality. If youād asked me when I was 18 what I imagined [...]
So first I must tell you, yesterday we finally found out that baby #2 is aā¦
Iāll have to share Ā some pictures from our reveal party, which proved to be such a fun way to find out with our family and friends. Itās still sinking in- Iām mom to two boys! Seth is going [...]
breathe in. out.
time is flying faster than i can run.
mental to-do lists filed in my brain
i go through them over and over
hoping nothing is left undone
yet they grow.
there is never nothing that [...]
Some Thoughts on Forgiveness
I recently had the opportunity to see the power of forgiveness first hand in the life of someone Iām close to, and I canāt help but be amazed. That choice, that act of letting go of hurt, has brought so much freedom and healing and brought a family back together. [...]
I am finding delight in the simplest things right now- the first sip of coffee in the morning, curling up with a good book or a favorite magazine, bringing some gardenias in from my yard and taking in their sweet scentā¦. these are the things keeping me sane [...]
Yesterday I walked near the beach with Seth in his stroller, napping. I was there to shoot for my 52 weeks project, and since the weather was perfect I just stayed for a little while. I watched the birds- diving, running, flying, dipping, playing. Birds seem happy to [...]
Enjoying this, along with my nice warm mug of coffee:
Thinking about Christmas, and the gifts I want to make for my loved ones. Iām crocheting again and loving the therapeutic repetition of it.
Writing about simplicity over at The Creative Mama.
Editing recent work, such as [...]