I had a different post scheduled for today but when something emotional happens to you and you're a writer/blogger, you write about it. This weekend I went to my first Pride. There is some bad bad bad stuff happening in our world country right now. It makes me physically sick to think about and read … Continue reading Love, Kindness, and a Little PRIDE
I wanted to write something fun & fresh today but I'm tired from travel and I'm tired of the world being so hateful / violent / arrogant / greedy. I don't have anything fun & fresh to say. I'm taking a blog break for a week. I'll still be reading yours, but my place is … Continue reading Just Exhausted
Everyone's posted a holiday home tour but me (or so it seems ). Let's fix that! (Check out other people's houses, too! Mattie, Emily, Taylor, Michelle) Typically the decorations go up mid-November, but we don't get our tree until December. This year we really procrastinated. I knew I wanted a smaller one this year (and … Continue reading I’ll Be Home For Christmas…
I had no inspiration for this post until I went there- that secret place. I like to think everyone has one... a place where you go to disappear for a few minutes or hours. A place where you go to collect your thoughts or erase your anxieties or bask in a moment of gratitude. A … Continue reading That Secret Place
I rarely talk about my full time job, but I spend a lot of time (at least 40 hours a week) in my little office. Most of the day is spent in front of a computer typing +80 page appraisal reports; I often describe myself as a technical writer. Sometimes the monotony gets to me, … Continue reading The Words That Surround Me.
This is going to be a crazy week for me (T-minus 9 days until I leave for the beach!), but to kick it off I spent my Sunday volunteering at a local animal shelter. For the third year in a row my church participated in God's Work, Our Hands- the ELCA's day of service. We … Continue reading God’s Work, Our Hands
I rarely blog about religion, but it's been very heavy on my heart lately. I attend a church that is hurting & I feel like I have done everything I can to help heal, but the resistance in my church is very strong and I feel nothing but anger and distance when I walk through … Continue reading Faith & Church & Fellowship