On Guard

On Guard

My husband and I got hooked on the show Sons of Anarchy. It is about a biker club and about as opposite from our lives as possible. Maybe at first that was part of the attraction. The show typically begins with warnings for language, nudity, sexual content, and...
New Name, Same Girl

New Name, Same Girl

Nearly six weeks ago I hit the publish button on my first post Done Waiting For Perfect and gave life to my blog. It felt big and scary, but also super cool. It has already proven to be a wonderful experience. So in an attempt to learn more about this blogging world,...
Note of Change

Note of Change

A couple months back we got a phone call from my husband’s aunt, she knew that our son was taking piano lessons, and she wanted to know if we would be interested in providing a new home to Granny’s piano. Her daughter had the piano, but was going through a...
So Glad We Did

So Glad We Did

Fourteen years ago today my husband and I said I do. I’m so glad we did. Marriage rates in the United States are at the lowest in a century. I think that is unfortunate. When I Googled marriage rates the first things to come up were blog posts offering up lists...
Lessons From Emerson

Lessons From Emerson

Yesterday was my niece Emerson’s 5th birthday and today we will celebrate princess style. Emerson made her arrival as a beautiful, much loved, perfect little girl, but her little life hasn’t been all fairy tale goodness. As she grew over that first year it...