the whole package…

the whole package…

When we moved into this little lakeside cottage those three years ago, we questioned how the padding feet, laughter, and voices of visiting loved ones would fit. We didn't know, as we unpacked boxes and found creative ways to make this space our own, that those were questions we wouldn't have to worry about. With [...]

the best of things…

the best of things…

Inspired by Emily P. Freeman, I'm spending a little time with her reflection questions and considering what I learned this spring. She asks the following questions: What was your favorite photo from May? As the season unfolded it became clear that the normal spring we craved wasn't just going to happen. March faded into April [...]

manic car rides…

manic car rides…

George Strait twangs on the radio, my mom beaming as she sings along. I dance in my seat only because, though I'd rather be listening to Michael Jackson or Madonna, the truth is that these types of nights are always my favorite. Her window is cracked open an inch or two, though she flicks her [...]