Month: April 2017

on the day that you were born

In anticipation of Chase’s upcoming sixth birthday, I decided to repost what I wrote last year about his birth. This still captures exactly what I remember from that momentous day. I still do not understand how it is possible that I have an almost six year old! Originally posted May 1st, 2016 Today, I have a 4-year-old. Tomorrow, I have…

Family Walks

Going for an evening walk with the boys is getting to enjoy the simple pleasures in life; the spider webs, the yellow car, the pinecones and of course the airplanes. It is questions that don’t have answers; so many “whys?”. It’s enjoying a fresh outlook where anything and everything seems amazing and inspiring. It’s exploring. It’s the adventure. It’s my nerves on…

Birthday Week

Birthdays are a big deal to me, and turning thirty-one was no different. If I am going to insist on a year of you then you damn well know I am going to insist on a week of birthday celebrating. When Jason asked what I wanted to do for my birthday this year, I had three objectives: 1.) do something…

Lush Life

I was driving home the other day, sun roof and windows open wondering “do other people have “an anthem”.?” I have one…and I have had one for over a year. I can’t be alone, right? To me, an anthem is a song that gives strength and that instantly changes your mood in a positive way. My anthem is my jam,…