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Monthly Archives: February 2017

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about control. The things I can control. The things I can’t. Recently, I told Chad that my brain feels like a big ball of yarn all tangled up with the things that I’m trying to figure out. (read: wishing I could control.) Unfortunately, I am all too aware that…

It was just a bit over a year ago that Chad and I celebrated with Chester, Christie and their friends and family as they declared their “I do’s” and ventured into doing life, together, forever. As the saying goes, “first comes love, then comes marriage, then. . .” okay, I’ll spare you.  Sweet Avery entered the…

It occurred to me recently that every act of bravery I’ve ever taken, began with a simple, bold “yes”. Courage came in a moment, sweeping through me with a strength of an ocean wave and accompanied by a confidence that, on most days, is foreign to me. In the moment of the “yes” I am…

I sat in the living room today, with irrational tears streaming down my face, and put words to the thoughts that have been playing on repeat in my mind for far too long. Chad, patient as always, sat across from me and listened, as I tossed words into the atmosphere hoping they might bounce back to me with…

I first “met” Natalie on Instagram.  From afar, I could see her lovely family and her beautiful Mama’s heart. Through Instagram’s tiny square spaces I watched her belly grow the beautiful baby that just entered the world.  I finally met Natalie in person just last week and immediately fell in love with her wonderfully sweet…