Habit Bull and the Big Three

Habit Bull and the Big Three

So many things I want to accomplish, and so very little time. Or whatever. I think that’s often an excuse. “I don’t have time” really means “I am not making this a priority.” There are plenty of things I want to do, and don’t...
Superhero Sunday

Superhero Sunday

I love this kid. He has the most elastic imagination, going from Captain Hook to Puss & Boots to Escelato (sp? skinny guy in Nacho Libre) in a matter of minutes. He fights bad guys, takes down alligators, and protects me, the “Lost Boys mom,” from mean...

This day, forever

Our CPH board meetings happen to fall around September 11 each year, which often puts me on a plane on a day of anxious, heightened sensitivity everywhere. A day of sorrow and remembrance. A day with every monitor in the airport blaring memorials, bells clanging for...

On the menu 9.7.14

We’ve got a crazy week ahead, and I have the lack of great meals to prove it. Sunday Drip beef sandwiches. This is a recipe my sister made for us in South Dakota, which she got from the Pioneer Woman. It’s incredibly tasty, and especially gratifying to...
Staying off the hedonic treadmill

Staying off the hedonic treadmill

The hedonic treadmill: I came across this term recently and sort of fell in love with it, as the idea of it perfectly encapsulates a feeling I’ve had, and have expressed very wordily, many times over the years as Derek and I work on our budgets and financial...