Being Glad

Today, I am thankful for cold medicine to bring some relief to my kids’ colds. I’m thankful for a bathroom that works and is pretty, for an awesome washer and dryer for laundry. For leftover chicken parmesan made by a friend. I’m thankful for getting past the worst of my ear ache, for my husband [Read More…]


The kids started school on Monday. It feels strange; having these afternoons to myself. There is so much on my To Do list but I feel too tired to do any of it. I want to get out of the house. I want to work again. It has been almost 11 years since I was [Read More…]

Laughing at Monday

Here we go again, a new week is upon us. For me, that means driving my kids to school, doctor visits, and gymnastics. It means more laundry, more dishes, more cooking and cleaning and therapy and reading my Bible. It means finding time to be alone with my favorite guy- all the while trying to [Read More…]

Work and Rest

They are everywhere. I’m not good with identification, but I’ve seen over 30 of these reddish-brown, (what I think are) hornworm pupa. Hidden not far beneath the surface of the cool, damp earth in my garden beds, they wiggle a bit when you pick them up. My daughter says when the neighbor boy squishes the [Read More…]