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 [...]

naming mistakes…

naming mistakes…

Monica Gellar's parents aren't known for esteeming her life choices. In one episode, when Monica is beginning to (finally) feel like her mom may have some faith in her, after all, when her mom reminds her that they expect failure from her. She charmingly refers to it as pulling a Monica. It basically means: screwing [...]

A powerful thing…

A powerful thing…

A million years ago, we crossed into a new millennium. I found myself a twenty-three year old divorcee with a trail of miscarriages, health issues and heartbreak in the jet streams behind me. Because I'd become a wife so young, and essentially achieved grown-up status as a child, in many ways it felt like I [...]

today’s good thing…

today’s good thing…

Happy Monday! Today is February 10th, which happens to (oddly enough) be National Umbrella Day. If you've been around me long, you know that this girl LOVES all things umbrella. Today was made for me! The other thing I love, (honestly, more than umbrellas) is the joy that I have in engaging and being a [...]