Gaining Ground

Maybe this has been building for some time, like a kid building a hill in a dry sand box.  Small shovel after shovel of sand moving from one side to the next, not really doing much as we all know what happens with dry sand. But then you hit the moist sand below and now […]

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If you can’t beat ’em…

… join ’em. So let’s say I don’t have my dream job of being a concert tour manager or promoter… so instead I just spend all of my spare change on concert tickets – do you think that applies to the title of the post?  Have I grown comfortable with always being in the audience […]

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there i knew it would be alright

An apology for not having a picture to capture your attention.  I can’t even try to compete with the image I’m trying to explain below.  I do hope you’ll forgive me. This morning’s sunrise was the kind of sunrise you try your best to capture in your memory… to recall on a cloudy day… to […]

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The Schmoo

This force of nature left us yesterday.  It was exponentially harder to let happen than I thought it would be.  Like, rivers of tears harder. I adopted her when she was they very tiniest of kittens.  She made the move from Texas to Arkansas and then to Oregon.  What a life for a cat. She […]

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we’ll sleep when we’re dead

Raise your hand if you long for the weekend for slow, quiet hours folding laundry or watching a movie or sleeping in?  We certainly don’t believe in the phrase “slow down” at our house.  We spend all week looking forward to the weekend so we can rest (we’re full of good intentions), and then promptly […]

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Commercial Love

Here’s a topic for you… Valentine’s Day. Where you sit with this holiday?  It’s not as controversial as, let’s say, Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples Day.  I will say, though, that it sparks more discussion in the hallway outside of my office door than the politically fueled controversial holidays. I’ve always enjoyed it.  I loved making a […]

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