Category Archives: Personal

A Few Things From Where I Sit

One week post surgery. What does one do after surgery on the hip, you might wonder. Well, let me just tell you. To date, I’ve spent approximately, 70 hours in a little machine that moves my leg up and down, up and down, and then up and down again. Multiply by ten thousand. Then, time...

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A New Starting Line

The nurse enters the room where Chad and I are sitting and takes the seat across from us. She looks through her paperwork before looking back toward me. Okay, she says, have you used crutches before? Chad and I look at each other and laugh and I do everything I can to keep my eyes...

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Oh, Meadow.

I didn’t title this post. Chanelle, looking over my shoulder, insisted I move aside, “I’ll write the title”, she said, and without pause, placed her hands on the keyboard and typed the most perfect title. Oh, Meadow. It’s something we say often around our house. Whether in response to silly words our littlest speaks, a...

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Charlie

  I rise early, when the house is still dark. The clock ticks by oh so fast and soon it is 6 a.m. I hear rustling upstairs, movement of feet, shifting of hangers in a closet, opening (but seemingly never closing) of drawers. Doors open and close and I hear water rushing into pipes. Ever...

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