Tonight, after I put my kids to bed, I found myself hanging streamers and blowing up balloons when I'd prefer to be asleep (or maybe watching Parks & Recreation). Ah, yes, I have finally succumbed to the stage of parenthood where I do stuff for my kid's birthday. Truth is, it's really fun. I'm super … Continue reading my girl
There was once a time I had long flowy princess hair that was the envy of hair enthusiasts everywhere. It was full and glossy and sooo long. I loved to put my luscious locks into a french braid and wear flower dresses. And then I had yet another baby and decided to cut off my … Continue reading Number One Tip For Growing Out a Pixie Cut
Today was a day of connections. I sat down and finally wrote to my grandmother, which I've been planning to do for months. I wrote to a penpal whom I left hanging 2 whole years ago. I got in touch with people I love and people I think I would love if I actually got … Continue reading Connect
This morning I learned that Eric Church, a musician I respect and admire, was a headlining act of the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, where over 50 people were killed and over 500 were injured during a mass shooting early this week. Eric Church wrote a song afterwards with haunting lyrics asking, "Why … Continue reading The Therapeutic Value of Art and Music
I've been quiet on here. The quiet will probably shatter pretty soon. I have a lot to say, and I think I'm just about ready to start saying some of it. I am my own special kind of crazy. And for the first time in a long time, I'm totally cool with it. Crazy is … Continue reading Coming soon…
It's been over a year since I've been blogging and it feels a little awkward jumping back in. Especially with a brand new blog. My former blog ran for 7 years and I picked up a decent amount of readers in that time. Starting over from scratch makes me feel like a baby. *cue baby … Continue reading hello again?