10 in 10, Round 2

10 in 10, Round 2

7 a.m. It’s 6:55, and Sophia, Jonathan, Ollie, and I walk out the door like clockwork to meet the bus at the top of our cul-de-sac. We usually get up there, Ollie sniffs around the stop sign and fire hydrant, marks his territory, and the kids and I have about 10...
April happenings

April happenings

Spring! Warm weather! Cool evenings and mornings! Our treehouse is growing back, and all I can see outside my office window this morning is a canopy of delicate shades of green. I’m hard-pressed to pick a favorite time of year (they’re all wonderful, for...
Blogging is all fake.

Blogging is all fake.

Blogs are fake. Or, if you want to be less harsh about it, how about this: Blogs are curated to shine the light on only those prisms we want to offer up to the world. So are Facebook, and Twitter, and LinkedIn, and everywhere else we present ourselves in public. Oh, I...

What is wanted, what is needed

My last post was gushy, perhaps annoyingly so. The river! Great life! Sweet husband! Everything is beautiful! That’s all true and real and worth documenting. But before that was this: a long, miserable period in which I sat around and prayed for something I...
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...
Ten in ten, part deux

Ten in ten, part deux

A year or so ago, Lauren challenged us to do a 10 in 10, i.e. take a picture every hour of your day and post it with a caption. At that time, I was working at {shudder} the restaurant-supply-company-that-shall-not-be-named, and every day was pretty much just like the...