Morning Revival


I grew up in a very religious household. For the most part we bounced from church to church, changing denominations as often as we changed addresses. One of these organizations had tracts it would hand out so people could study and contemplate the bible on their own in the morning. They had different names for […]

July 27, 2016



Has it really been five months since my last post? It’s strange how time both speeds up and slows way way down once you have a child. The afternoons when Connor is screaming and wants to pull everything from every cupboard and not eat his snack and torture the dogs feel absolutely endless. Every minute […]

July 21, 2016

Tidying Up

Creating, Living

This week’s library stop brought me to an incredible little book – The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo – and really did lead me to have a little life-changing magic. The basic idea is to get rid of anything you own that doesn’t give you joy. It sounds simple, but it’s a pretty […]

February 26, 2016

Shotgun Shells, Oh Hell!


I guess I could make a long meaningless excuse for why I haven’t blogged in six months. But I don’t want to, and I don’t think you want me to either. Instead, I’m just going to say that shit got real for a while, and I’m presently working my way out of an extended period […]

February 5, 2016

A Becoming

Creating, Parenting

woman is not a completed reality, but rather a becoming, and it is in her becoming that … her possibilities should be defined” – Simone de Beauvoir About a year ago I found out I was pregnant. It wasn’t exactly planned, but it wasn’t a total surprise either. My husband and I had talked about […]

August 1, 2015