Un-Resolute

I don’t do resolutions, but I guess I still have goals for the coming year.  Call them what you will. Read an average of a book a week ending the year at 52 books read. Read the entire Bible in full Write two blog posts a week ending the year at 104 posts written Keep […]

Ten

Thomas, I tried to write this for weeks. It was in fact “due” two days ago.  But trying to track down the words for my thoughts and feelings for you is not unlike trying to track down the Loch Ness Monster.  You know it’s there but good luck getting your hands on it. What do […]

Silence

There Is No Train To Chicago

My best friend Lisa is moving to Chicago.  This week.  I’ve known about this as a confirmed thing for 2 weeks now.  I’ve known about it as an eventual for longer.  Her boyfriend works out there and flies back-and-forward every single week.  The thing is, he makes good money and can only do that job […]

A Pink Anniversary

I could have handled the sinuses. It moving to my chest was to be expected.  For me.  Everything moves to my chest.  I have a great chest, after all. But what I woke up to last Tuesday, the day before my 10-year-anniversary, was a bit much. I woke up for my shower at about 6.  […]

Ten Years

I have been married for 10 years as of today.  That is more than 1/3rd of my life.  No joke.  I’m 30-years-old at the end of this year, but not yet.  So my math holds tight. Way back, before Luke was born, when Pat and I were separated and he had just moved out with […]

I Don’t Post On Tuesdays But…

  “Tomorrow is impossible astronaut day!” Said I to my husband the evening prior, “So if you wake up with tally marks on your arm… It wasn’t me!” Now, be good and pass this on!

Don’t Believe In Resolutions

My disinterest in New Years has been noted here before.  Usually with angst.  But as angst clears, stable reigns, and my disinterest continues, I can only conclude that it’s just not my holiday.  As such my drive to do an epic post recapping the last year just isn’t there.  And I loath resolutions.  I suppose […]

Broken Hearted

Sometimes it’s the little things that mean the most to me.  Like Pat, Thomas and I getting matching monogrammed stockings for T’s first Christmas.  My mom bought them for us.  Then gladly bought one for Luke when he entered our life.  When Sammy’s turn came mom was happy to purchase again, when I realized they […]

Giving Thanks

I suppose it’s a month early, but I’m very thankful this week.  Of all I’ve been handed, I’m keeping it in perspective and being thankful I wasn’t handed more than I can handle. I could be cranky that it freakin snowed in October, or I can be thankful that’s all Sandy handed to us. I […]



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