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    Opportunity

    The Spring breeze tickles the leaves and the sun warms my cheeks.  My toes are brown with soil and it’s only 8am.  We munch cereal in the grass as the children chatter about who swings best and who jumps higher. Above us, birds sing a symphony of morning glory. …

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    Perfection for the Imperfect

    We’ve had some very, very rough weeks.  The days have been ridiculously hot and I’ve lost my cool.  Little boys who think they’re men push their luck and their Mama’s buttons.  I yell too much.  I’m weary.  I’m not enjoying things as I usually do. I drone a continuous,…

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    Saving a Bird, Losing a Life, Learning those Lessons…

     This weekend as we strolled through an outdoor trailer salesfloor, my son spotted a struggling bird.  Tiny, sweet, and obviously distressed, it spun in circles on the hard stone, desperately trying to gain control.  Wings flapping and body twisting, we watched, all five of us with furrowed brows. Riding home,…

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    This Old House…

    It occurred to me yesterday, as I was staring out the back window at a row of freshly hung laundry swaying to a breezy rhythm.  I’m living my dream. How do you miss something that big? If someone would have told me six years ago that in six years…