Parenting this week has been... a challenge. I still have hair, so that's a win, but every shred of patience and every nerve God provided my middle-aged body has been trounced. And when all my patience and nerves were nice and flat and lying on the floor like a cheap acrylic WalMart rug.... she took … Continue reading A Squirrel Is Born.
She used to teach vacation bible school in her backyard. About Zacchaeus and the tree and she pumped us full of red Kool-Aid and homemade cookies. She made biscuits that were small and flat and had her finger marks on top from where she'd plop them on the pan with a little pat. She always … Continue reading She.
This post won't be a long one, just an update for this little blog. As I've shared before, this blog was to share plant-based life, try to live as long as possible, and largely to 'practice' writing in the hopes of writing a book one day. I'm not an overly tech driven person. I have … Continue reading Diving In.
That's how many times I have muttered silent cuss words under my breath in the last month. I sit here surrounded by complete and total chaos. We moved into a "project house" a few years ago. You know, the type of house that is super dated, but totally livable... and the driving force of what … Continue reading 5,478,312
All along you paid close attention, to the answers when a voice asks the question - how'd you get here, where do you belong? Seventeen makes us brave and so full of nerve, thirty five makes us pause but we are undeterred. Never say die and so we push on. We used to dread … Continue reading The Middle Ages.
Back in 2014 I was in a dressing room in Target with my younger daughter, Emma, (who was 5 at the time) and she asked me "Mama, what is that black spot on your back?" I thought 'What black spot?' I turned and looked in the mirror to see what she was talking about, and sure … Continue reading Yo skin. That’s deep.
I'm supposed to be writing a blog about myself. An introduction blog... I am not really sure where to start. I like pina-coladas, and getting caught in the rain. I've run a few marathons, climbed a few mountains, and been privileged enough to spend time in about a dozen countries. I've learned to do some … Continue reading This is me.