Thankful Tuesday: Adjustment and the Hope of Normal

Yes, these are the empty (Empty!) boxes in my hallway...

Today is election day in the US and I know a good blogger would have something really meaningful to say about that. But today, I’m going to have to send you elsewhere for your meaningful election posts, because I’m obsessed with the fact that we’re in our new apartment! I’m still operating without Internet so [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: Newness and Hope

After a day spent texting and checking on East coast friends and family, what a sweet thing to wake up and find all are safe. Also, the house we own (and rent out) in Philadelphia did not flood! (With its flooded past, that is a miracle, friends.) My sister-in-law Michelle’s facebook posts. Love that girl. [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: Dumpling Kings, Trader Joes, Little Boy Bow Ties, etc.

My little Dumpling King

How do I count the ways this week? Old friends and the goodness of being “home” at our church in San Francisco A cozy, clean, comfortable temporary home My first trip back to the glory that is Trader Joe’s. (I’ve missed you in my life TJ’s!) Texts and invitations and play dates and no time [Read More...]

Checking In…

At the park after church on Sunday...

Friends! I miss you guys. It’s very weird to go through a week and keep all my deep thoughts to myself. It’s probably a good practice in non-vanity. (No, every thought is not deserving of daily blog posts, fancy-pants Boyett!) I have, however, shared my thoughts with the Mister. And I wrote them down. (Take [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: East Coast Trip Recap

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We’re home! It was a sweet trip. And it was long (two weeks!). We left my mother-in-law’s house yesterday morning at 5:30 and showed up at our house in Austin by 1:30 in the (Very Hot) afternoon. Here’s what I’m thankful for: My boy turned four years old on Sunday. He woke up certain he [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: 8 Years

Christopher, when we were first dating, riding in cars together, my fingers running through the back of your hair (What was I thinking? I barely knew you!), you amazed me. You were the quirkiest boy I’d ever met . You said things like, “Let’s just be cozy and watch a movie.” Cozy? What 23 year [Read More...]


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