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Baked with Love

It’s 8:00 a.m.  I’ve already been up for hours doing my income earning work, getting kids fed and out the door to school.  I am tired.  Not physically tired, but deep in my bones tired.  I’m weary of parenting and wife-ing and income earning… Continue Reading “Baked with Love”

Crunching Leaves

The thing I enjoy about autumn is change.  There is something beyond poetic about the way the leaves change, wither and die all while creating hope and making way for something new.  Autumn brings  homecomings.  While I do have a serious case of wanderlust,… Continue Reading “Crunching Leaves”

Isn’t She Lovely

Have you ever lost a child in a crowd?  Or been cooking and suddenly there’s flames on the stove?  Life can get scary  and overwhelming real fast.  When situations like these pop up in my life I start to count, or recite my ABCs.… Continue Reading “Isn’t She Lovely”

When I Grow Up

Something I’ve always said is that I don’t know what I want to be when I grow up.  It seems preposterous to say that as I’m coming close to my 40th birthday.  Shouldn’t I decide?  Or at least admit I’m a grown up?  I… Continue Reading “When I Grow Up”


I have wanderlust, like real bad.  There are 195 countries in the world and I’ve been to a very small part of 3 of them.   Even the country I live in is unexplored territory to me.  I’ve seen bits and pieces of it,… Continue Reading “Jet-Setting”

The Next Pile

I haven’t always know where my next meal will come from.  There have been days in my life that the food I have eaten was left on my porch by someone (I still don’t know who you are, but I thank you!).  In all of… Continue Reading “The Next Pile”