Big things in our future.

So the little man is making some major progress in his journey on becoming a human. I know I know. He has human status, but up til now he's been an eating, noisy, floppy little monster of affection. :) don't get me wrong that is quite lovely too. But now. We are going to have … Continue reading Big things in our future.

What he needs right now.

So much of our life as adults can be so easily spent contemplating the past, planning the future, and living in our own bubble of opinion, thought, and wonder. The internet makes these things so much easier to do. We can research, plan, Pin, blog, and interact with others all through the means of our … Continue reading What he needs right now.


The bright blue sky that fills my mind is something of a masterpiece. The voice to describe that bright blue masterpiece leaves little to the imagination. It is art. It is me. Catch the sky and tell the world how bright it really is. Feel the blue. Taste the warmth. It's where we're most alive. … Continue reading Blue

Five Minute Friday – Risk

This friday the word is Risk. You have five minutes. Go. Write. No edits,  then link up with Lisa Jo and share your unscripted brain writing (don't forget to share a comment on the link before yours if you do! Rules are rules). Lovely lady that she is, Lisa Jo reads every single post. :) … Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Risk

spelling music

Just now I have the wish that these keys played music. Instead of typing words these abstract symbols would form notes and feelings. and these plastic coated keys would bring the same relief I've found in those coated in ivory. Strong chords spelling peace for the soul. joy for the heart. creativity for the mind. … Continue reading spelling music


Language skills. So its gotten surprisingly normal to not be able to say exactly what I want. The starts and stops of stuttering new language are manageable. not an insurmountable force to overcome in communicating what I want to say. It helps that people are pretty good at inferring and they understand that I'm not … Continue reading Normal

Thursday: lots of spanish

Thursday began too early, we had breakfast at 8:30. After breakfast we had our second orientation session. The director of the program talked with us about what classes we were going to take. As it turns out I cannot take the two classes I already have books for. oh well. Business Spanish, an elective in … Continue reading Thursday: lots of spanish

The longest day ever.

So Wednesday seemed like the longest day ever. Something about only sleeping two hours in a plane the night before and waiting to do things makes the days seem longer. Where were (look at that alliteration) well.  It was very warm when we left the airport. We left by bus and drove a ways … Continue reading The longest day ever.