The Value of a Thing is Not in Its Name

Marriage is an adjustment. Our first year seemed pretty easy to me. Then we added some kids and work and life started to seemed a little more like life and less like a fairy tale. Adding to life feeling like well, just life, were my presuppositions about being a wife and how I was applying … Continue reading The Value of a Thing is Not in Its Name

The Doing and Not-Doing {an honest update on all those idealistic lists I write}

In recent months I've been posting idealistic lists of things I'd like to improve in my life. I realized that I post the lsits and never really mention my follow through and how that worked out...soo, lest you think I somehow am superwoman and do everything perfectly, now's the time for a little show and … Continue reading The Doing and Not-Doing {an honest update on all those idealistic lists I write}

The Little Moments and the Years – Happy Valentines

I made a heart shaped breakfast today. Because it is valentine's day. Duh. I handed Israel his plate and he looked at me with wide-eyes, obviously wondering if I had lost my marbles and was hoping a heart-shaped obsession would not ensue. Well, yes. And no. Yes, we will have heart shaped food for now, … Continue reading The Little Moments and the Years – Happy Valentines