Facebook memories are usually wonderful. I often surprise myself with how funny I was X years ago that one day, and I love looking back at trip photos that pop up. It’s also interesting to see the trends of life and how they change. For example, according to Facebook, I used to be a lotContinue reading “Is there something between epic and domestic?”
For the 2nd year in a row, I have welcomed the New Year by being sick. Not how I intended things to go – either year – but little children and their stomach bugs seem destined to take me down occasionally. Not much to be done about it when #aunting is a routine part ofContinue reading “I’m too cool for resolutions…or not”
This one might ramble a bit, because it’s been a while and I’m feeling rambly. I have a 5-year-old niece; let’s call her C. She’s an incredible child (how could she not be, coming from such excellent stock?). Smart as can be, curious, a champion reader (again, natch, given her family), long-legged, prone to shrieking,Continue reading “Hold on, little girl…”
Forgive the title, I just couldn’t resist. Travel, photography, dogs, politics, and more themes from 2015.
Here’s the thing about grand life adventures, y’all. If you approach them with the right attitude, they are awesome. They are exhilarating and challenging and bring the world into bright, vivid focus in a way that normal life makes tough to achieve. They are also exhausting. I have hit that point in this grand adventureContinue reading “In defense of the boring birthday”