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 [...]

september scent…

Our first apartment was this great little space, loaded with character and charm. Though we have lived in many different homes over the past twenty seven years, that first place may have been the greatest, at least where uniqueness was considered... We had moved in, in May. The carved wood french style front doors sat [...]

an afternoon…

an afternoon…

The afternoon sun poured through the windows. The breeze carried with it the songs of the birds, high in treetops. Full disclose, though I sat curled up with a book, a notebook and a pen, in the coziest chair my sunporch holds, this is not that porch. I absolutely adore this image from Arno Smit. [...]