Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine's Day!! Here's a little love note for you! Do you have any big plans for your day? We tend to have a low-key celebration. Probably some lunch out and then dinner at home followed by Netflix binging (and maybe some wine). Over on Instagram, I'm discussing the concept behind this photo. I'd love [...]

The Reason That November 15th Will Always be a Significant Day For Me

The Reason That November 15th Will Always be a Significant Day For Me

  November 15th. In case the title didn't give it away, November 15th is a significant day in my life. If you've been following my blog for any length of time (or a year, to be exact), then you are probably already aware of why this day is significant. Love and Death. If you are new, [...]

Tuesday Truth #9

Tuesday Truth #9

Tuesday Truth. Number 9. It's easy to think that the bit of good we can offer won't matter in the big picture. That we could never do enough to make a difference. But I can assure you that it does matter. All those collective pieces of good come together like a jigsaw puzzle and form [...]

M.I.A.

M.I.A.

M.I.A. I've been missing around the blogosphere. (anxiety) There's been a lot that I want to share from my earlier travels and I've thought...maybe I can get to that tomorrow...and then I don't. So today is a check-in of sorts. I'll probably add some photos from my archives because I can't imagine one of my [...]

I’m the Mother of an Adult

I’m the Mother of an Adult

Eighteen Years Old. Does anyone else remember what it was like to turn eighteen years old? I do. There are some days when it feels like yesterday. And days like today, where it feels as though it must have been an eternity ago. Today, my oldest child turned eighteen. How in the world did that [...]

What’s in a {nick}name?

What’s in a {nick}name?

  Nicknames. I've been thinking about nicknames lately. Anybody else do that? Just ponder nicknames? What they are? How they've come about? Anybody? Anybody? My husband gives out lots of nicknames. To people, to animals, sometimes to objects (this is where I practice the art of mind reading when he asks where said object is [...]

The Love of a Father

The Love of a Father

The Love of a Father. A Father's Love is a thing to be treasured. In honor of my father's 60th birthday, I share my thoughts with all of you as well. My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me. -Jim Valvano Time seems to pass so quickly. [...]