Lucky 13

Lucky 13

Monday was our 13th wedding anniversary. This dude and I are the lucky holders of the 13 years of marriage, 15 years together, trophy. Which, they tell me isn’t a thing but I’ll raise it high anyway. Because marriage is hard and making it work can be...
Belonging to something

Belonging to something

This weekend we celebrated my cousin’s 40th birthday. If you’ve been around for a while now, you know that cousins are something I have plenty of! My Dad is one of eleven children, and my mother is one of five. There’s a lot of us. And when we get...
The order of things

The order of things

There’s an order to things and sometimes you just have to stick to it so things WORK. But, I mean, how the heck do you tell the difference between the order of things and change? How does one know whether they’re being a change-maker or a jerk with no...
Appreciation situation

Appreciation situation

Last night dinner ran late so I decided to watch a movie with the Mr instead of writing this blog post. I’m glad I did because now it’s about appreciation and taking the time. Rather than whatever other b.s. I was going to pull out of my butt yesterday....
She taught me how to show up for people

She taught me how to show up for people

I want to talk to you today about a woman named Anne. A woman who through actions taught me how to show up for people. But first, let’s go back to go forward, shall we? Anne worked for my parents and as kids, we saw her anywhere up to three times a week. She was...