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 [...]

chasing normal…

chasing normal…

On Saturday evening we had friends over for dinner. We ate my husband's special Chorizo Tacos (this man is incredible, I'm telling you!) and played some really fun games. There was laughter intermittent with deep discussion. It was all so normal, triggering moments of memory from the Great Before, while also feeling not normal at [...]

let’s talk about our men…

let’s talk about our men…

I wanted to take a moment to talk a little bit about mental health. Primarily, men's mental health. I love that more conversations are happening and we are, as a people, more willing to recognize this issue. With most mental health things, we often do nothing because we feel powerless to make an impact or [...]