The Jean Jacket

The Jean Jacket

I don't think I've ever realized how weird the time between Christmas and New Years is. I think because both holidays fell on a Monday, it was short work weeks and a long weekends. It's well after the new year already, but sheesh! I'm still so out of sorts with what day it is. Christmas [...]

Nine Months

Nine Months

Ahhh, back on the blog and it feels so good! I know last post I said I'd be better at this, but I lied. Sorry 'bout that. Life has been a little hectic lately and work has really consumed all my time. I'm finding early mornings before Elizabeth is up is now the best time [...]

The Cast Journal – Weeks 3-6

The Cast Journal – Weeks 3-6

Hello again! It's been a long three weeks since I've posted anything on the blog...and social media too. Those three weeks have seen: one work trip to Texas, a trip to urgent care, two leg casts, countless long days/nights of work and one family death. It's been a doozy. Let's start from the last time [...]

Sweaters and Scarves – Fall Playlist

Sweaters and Scarves – Fall Playlist

The days are starting to get cooler and the leaves are a-changing! Just kidding, it was 92 degrees today. The weather is DEFINITELY not getting cooler. In fact, when I asked Alexa what the weather was supposed to be like today, she said there was a high heat warning in effect until Tuesday.  So, that's [...]

Perceptions

Perceptions

This post was created as a submission to Sakura Bloom's "Sling Diaries, Volume VII" series Perception (noun) -a way of regarding, understanding or interpreting something; a mental impression My Parenthood Interpretation: I never wanted to be a mother. It just didn't appeal to me, at all. I liked my life child-free. I enjoyed doing what [...]

10 Things You Might Not Know About Me

10 Things You Might Not Know About Me

Hi friends! I thought I'd do a quick blog post so you can get to know me a little better. Even if we are friends IRL (hip internet lingo), here are ten things you might not know about me. I'm terrified of birds that are larger than my head. I blame watching Alfred Hitchcock's "The [...]

Dear Six-Month-Old You

Dear Six-Month-Old You

Dear Elizabeth, You're six months old today. Where did the time go? It seems like just yesterday I was bringing you home from the hospital in your too big fire truck pajamas that grandpa gave you. The next six months are going to fly by and soon you'll be cruising around the house, babbling away [...]