Marathon Monday: Week #1 And A Rant

Marathon Monday: Week #1 And A Rant

1 week down, only 17 more weeks to go. I just sort of threw up a little. For real though. 17 weeks sort of seems like FOREVER.  I’ve done this 3 times already, and I get that there are people out there (maybe you’re one of them) who train for marathons all the dang time […]

Forgetful

Forgetful

I’ve thought about this post a lot. I’ve wondered how to write it in a way that’s encouraging and maybe relatable, without being annoyingly self-deprecating. I’ve written about this before, but yesterday was a particularly humbling day in the area of memory, or lack thereof. It made me think, surely I am not the only […]

Let’s All Be Real: Part 3

Let’s All Be Real: Part 3

  Since my last “Let’s All Be Real” post, life has changed a bit. We’ve moved. Our kids are older. Life is busier. I’m doing a lot “less” than I was at the time in terms of things outside family.  My kids are 10, 8 and 4. Next year, they will ALL be in school(can […]

Boycotting the Christmas Crazy

Boycotting the Christmas Crazy

  It’s Christmas week, and I love my kids, but we really don’t need two full weeks off. Really. For they have forgotten how to do life, to be human. Somehow, simple tasks like going to the grocery store or picking up their crap without a wrestling match has escaped them. They aren’t speaking in complete […]

On Life….Through Lila’s Eyes

On Life….Through Lila’s Eyes

“Not reaching back for what was lost in my yesterdays. And not reaching for what I hope will be in my tomorrow. But living fully with what is right in front of me. And truly seeing the gift of this moment.” ~Lysa TerKeurst I’m sitting in my dad’s big chair, drinking my dark roast with two […]