just to get by, just to get by…

the title of this post is from a talib kweli song, fyi. anyway, today was a "snow day." forecasters had predicted up to 10 inches of snow and most schools closed, but all we received was a few inches of snow; the road is still visible. it was just disappointing because one of our favorite… Continue reading just to get by, just to get by…

long winter days and nights

i believe in process. i believe in four seasons. i believe that winter's tough, but spring's coming. i believe that there's a growing season. and i think that you realize that in life, you grow. you get better. ~ steve southerland this quote is so on point. winter can be dreary, depressing, and drags on… Continue reading long winter days and nights

welcome, 2018

and just like that, another year has gone by. in previous years, like millions of other people, my new year's resolution used to be to lose weight. although i would love to get my post-pregnancy bod back into shape i really want to focus on my emotional and mental state as well as my overall happiness… Continue reading welcome, 2018

step right up and enjoy the ride

"carnivals bring out the child in everyone" ~ unknown every summer, our town holds a carnival during the last week of july from wednesday through saturday. i had wanted to bring penny last year but we didn't end up going because it was really hot and humid on that saturday. why didn't i try bringing… Continue reading step right up and enjoy the ride

life with two

two kids: two years old & two months old. people usually have their children close in age to one another so that they can be friends. they also have multiple children with the notion that it will be fun. but... when does the fun begin? okay, i guess i'm being dramatic but it sure is… Continue reading life with two

baby shower for ezra so

those of you who are connected to me on facebook have seen most of the photos already, but i did want to share the photos on the blogosphere as well so that i have a written account. the baby shower was held last saturday, february 18th, at our home and was lovingly, and fantastically, organized… Continue reading baby shower for ezra so

thanksgiving & birthday weekend

[12:30pm] i love my birthday because it usually falls around thanksgiving weekend so the festive mood from the holiday continues on to my birthday. sometimes my birthday falls on thanksgiving day which makes it even more special. this year, thanksgiving got off to a rocky start. i got into a car accident on wednesday evening.… Continue reading thanksgiving & birthday weekend