Labor Day. Running. Friends. Yes.
My iPhone is not functioning properly. For a while now photos have a mysterious filmy filter appearance. (And it does me no good to be told to clean the phone – I’ve done that and it’s not the problem.) Now I can’t put it to sleep via the sleep button. It simply won’t work. No […]
Being “caught up” is a strange feeling. Somewhere beyond the to-do‘s and the someday-I’ll‘s is the land of caught up, and once you arrive you feel a bit bewildered. Am I allowed to sit and pet a kitty? Can I go to the pool and simply sit in a lounger and read a magazine? Is […]
Sometimes you look at your spouse and realize you haven’t gone away, just the two of you, for a non-family, non-faith based, non-friend related trip. Sometimes you just need time to invest in your marriage. So we did over the July 4th weekend – and it was good.
My friend, Random Cathy, and I have both written about the importance of white space. It amazes me how I can so quickly forget the lessons I’ve previously learned – like the importance of white space. I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed lately. Overwhelmed by work, home responsibilities, guilt over lack of connection with friends […]
For years – years – we’ve had a sad little block of knives. These knives have moved with us nine times and prepared countless delicious meals. Yet still, they were showing their age. That’s how “get real kitchen knives” ended up on my 101 list. However, I knew that replacing our knives wouldn’t be an […]
On a much-needed day off you can Do the laundry Do the grocery shopping Catch up on blog posts Clean the house Or You can Watch Good Morning, America and Ellen Go to lunch with your husband Start one load of laundry and ignore it all day Wander the grocery store to look at all […]
This weekend was just great! Somehow, without feeling stressed, we managed to fit in a: run at the lake another visit to Hypnotic Donuts fun family get-together for a surprise birthday party 5-mile walk around the park laundry reorganizing the kitchen It was wonderful. I need approximately 6,809,235 more weekends just like it. Source
Mom emailed last week, wondering if I was busy. Her evidence? No blog posts, no email messages and no Facebook posts. So yes – I’ve been busy and so has my guy. We’re playing catch up on some things, trying to get ahead on other things and juggling home repairs with work meetings. Fun times! […]