One Year Exactly: A Review

We arrived to this house we now call home on January 24th, 2017. One year ago. We pulled in around maybe 7pm or so and found the front door unlocked. We wandered in, taking the first real look in person at our new home (we’d been in and out of this one quickly while seeing […]

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December Progress Report

(SPONSORED) Hellllllllllooooo! That’s me waving from the depths of the hole I’ve buried myself in – or at least have been digging myself into – lately. I don’t mean that in a morbid way, it’s just that things get busy. I’ve always been a do-too-mucher, which is kind of becoming funny to reflect on at […]

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To Master a Bedroom

What does it mean to have a “Master Bedroom” in your house? I’m not a master of anyone. I can hardly execute my own will over myself. So we can take that definition and shove it off the table. I learned while house-hunting that for a bedroom to truly be considered a Master, it must […]

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Life, Death, & Food Allergies

No matter how much I know that birth and death are just expressions of being and that we still are no matter what, that a life’s impact is infinite no matter what, it still hurts when death hits close to home. My friend Aaron Bramley passed last month. He fought hard against cancer, but diseases […]

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I Live Here Now

It’s hasn’t properly rained in a long time. So long, in fact, that I couldn’t tell you when the last time was without looking it up, but I’ll just go ahead and say that maybe it was at some point in mid-June. And with that – this lack of looming dark clouds – the weather […]

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Fewer Animal Products = Better Everything

I know the conversation about animal products is a tough one, but perhaps you’ve considered cutting down a little bit and you don’t feel like there’s a lot of support out there for a person who just wants to incorporate more plant-based food, not go 100% vegan overnight. I get that. There’s a small but […]

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Recent Randomness: Floored

Time feels like it passes more quickly the older I get. Everyone says that. Just about everyone who says it laments it. I count myself among the lamenters because I hold tightly to the memories of golden hour summer afternoons and evenings processing through me like a full day. I watch Ever ride her bike […]

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