A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I celebrated five years of marriage. We had an awesome night! It included some live music, some drinks, awesome food, and a couple of fun gifts. But the most exciting thing that we did that night was share some pretty open and deep conversations. Now don't get … Continue reading five
My husband and I don't celebrate Valentine's Day. Perhaps it's because we never really have. Perhaps it's because it almost feels "forced" to do something on a certain day (I'm a rebel, what can I say?). Perhaps it's because, like many American holidays, the day has become known more as a "Hallmark" holiday instead of … Continue reading V Day
I posted this a week ago, and I have to admit... it isn't all true. We did survive. It will be a cake walk 😉 And yes! Thank you Lord - it was one of the best months of my life. But... It was not the hardest. Not at all. Actually, not even close. It's been … Continue reading Truth Time
It's been almost one month since Saida Grace has become our numero cinco family member, and it's been a whirlwind. It has been the longest month I can remember. It has also been the shortest month ever, and time has FLOWN by... Such a weird and normal dichotomy. Double dichotomy I guess! Thus, I decided, … Continue reading almost one month/blog change
I've seen other bloggers do 5 things on Friday or some other variation of this "update" bulletin, but 7 is a holy/Biblical number, and I have a lot on my mind... so let's see what happens in the next 10 minutes or so. 1// I'm due in one week (and being induced sooner than that). … Continue reading 7 Things Saturday – 12/3
I suppose it's ironic that after I post about being content and grateful I get tried. Tested. This morning I noticed that someone (a neighbor) has presumably cashed a check of ours twice. We hired him to do some power washing after he told us about his ill mother and his lack of job. It's … Continue reading love thy neighbor?
**Author's Note: I suppose I need to make a decision on whether or not to blog, journal, notate, create, brainstorm, list, and the like on paper, in journals, in planners, or on a blog. Besides, if I am not going to actually publish these “thoughts,” (which I won’t publish ALL thoughts - too boring…) then … Continue reading On Contentment