Six Years: Love Like a Rose

When I started composing this letter in my head, the first thing that came to mind was “our love is like a red, red rose.” Then I laughed at what you would think of that after those video messages and pictures we found on your old iphone. Pretty tame in comparison, huh? There was enough... Continue Reading →

May Goals

I'm sitting here a few days into June and the outside world appears remarkably like a rainy April day. That's probably why I'm having a hard time believing that it is June and that this update needs to be written. Oddly enough, this month went largely as planned with only a few minor hiccups -... Continue Reading →

Today I wanted to run

I am not a runner. Before marrying my husband I can remember this one time I went running when I was seventeen. Instant regret. At that age I was in magnificent shape. I took pride in the surprise of others at how strong a skinny little girl could be. When it came to running, the... Continue Reading →

March Goals Update

If only I could holler "April fools!" at the end of this post and have reality be that I progressed in every category and things are going great. However, in actuality I contracted something like the plague the first day of our FL vacation, and here I am on the first day of the new... Continue Reading →

February Goals Update

And just like that we are already a week into March. Since this is overdue, let's get going! For a refresher on my 2017 goals, check out this post. Fitness: This one fell off the bandwagon but sort of intentionally. The first two weeks I pushed hard to make sure that I got to the... Continue Reading →

Grace in Hindsight

Hindsight is 20/20 - many of us have heard that a few dozen times in our lives. It is usually said with a tone of resignation or smugness depending on whether we're doing the philosophizing ourselves or having it done for us. There are enough times each of us can look back and see precisely... Continue Reading →

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