emotions / Momhood

Pearls

Juniper is 7 months.   Let’s just let that sink in for a moment. Seriously, people told me it would go by fast, but I guess I did not believe them. In the last seven months I have gleaned some pearls of wisdom. Nuggets, if you will, of encouraging wisdom, spoken over me by trusted … Continue reading

emotions / Love / Momhood

1 Month

I can hardly believe it has been one month since this precious girl made her grand entrance. Even though I am just a little tired (“little” actually means a lot), and even though life has been a roller coaster of emotions, healing and change, I couldn’t be more grateful and overwhelmed by the gift that … Continue reading

emotions

Sad

I was going to write to you today about my recent kitchen victories, but a few minutes ago I found out that soon-to-be published author and fellow book club member, Bridget Zinn passed away this week. Death. It’s all around us. I only met Bridget a few times but her positive, frank, and humorous personality … Continue reading

emotions

Sad

The following are a few things that make me either: sad, scared, or just plain tired. 1. Spiders. You can’t tell in the picture but he had red legs.  Why?  Why do they have to have red legs? 2. Working out. 3. When these precious people have to leave Oregon and go home. Okay, can … Continue reading