I’m back from nearly four weeks away. Three of it was spent in MD with my family and one week of it was in MI visiting all our old friends. The trip was not what I was expecting at all. I had prepared myself for the old adage “You can’t go home again.” Braced myself… Continue reading Home (?) Once Again.
This past Sunday marks the one year anniversary of us moving to the Seattle area. One year ago we said goodbye and started something new in a part of the country I had never been. Time is a slippery thing, in some ways it feels much longer than that and in others it feels like… Continue reading One Year
The week and a half after we found out we had to find a new place was rough. I won’t lie or sugarcoat it for you I was depressed, sad and angry. There were wounds that hadn’t been fully healed that had been picked wide open and all I wanted to do was stay in… Continue reading Home
We learned this week that the lease on our house won’t be renewed. We’re good tenets but it’s a sellers market and the owner wants to put our home up for sale. My heart is kind of broken. I love this little house. It’s felt like such a blessing. Fenced in yard, kitchen with room… Continue reading Nomad…
“Love bears all things.” In the greek the word bear is stego, it literally means a thatch roof. In other words love is a roof. Love is a roof? I sat there with the book I was reading open on my lap like I’d just been slapped upside the head. A roof shelters us, it… Continue reading Love is a Roof
The end of the year caught me by surprise. I was knee deep in NaNoWrMo and suddenly the parents were here for Christmas and I hadn’t blogged in forever! The end of the year frequently feels like that to me, and this year not only feels like the end of a very long year, but… Continue reading A New Year
One of the hardest moves of my life was when I was in tenth grade. We packed up and headed six hours south and it felt like my life was over. It wasn’t, of course, but I still see people going nuts for their high school alma maters and wonder what that would be like.… Continue reading Little Bear