Grown Up Boys

I am the first to admit that my adult children’s lives look nothing like I thought they would…but I’ll also be the first to admit that I didn’t really think about it all that much when they were younger. I mean, we were in the trenches back then and if everyone was fed, watered and […]

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2019 – The Year I Cried

It really was. Ok, so maybe I didn’t cry the WHOLE year all the way through, but it sure felt like a good chunk of 2019 was me either crying, or trying not to cry, or thinking about crying. Life, ya’ll. I could spell it all out, but it’s basically a combination of all the […]

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A New Season

My favorite season has always been the next one that is beginning. In SoCal that might not seem like a major shift, but I still feel those changes…as subtle as they might be. Summer this year in our little house on our little street is probably best described as joy filled with a massive heap […]

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Pushing

I have been holding on and holding on to so many things…things that I know I should be letting go of. Mainly my boys. Mainly because I love being a mama and it’s what I most identify myself with. But lately? Lately our house has been full and I’m feeling the need (urge?) to push […]

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Summertime

This summer season I am doing a few things differently than usual. Rather than being completely unscheduled for a few (rather glorious) weeks, I’m involved in a journaling ‘class’. The daily prompts show up via email while I am sleeping and have me writing in the early mornings in the garden while I listen to […]

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About Us

Because it’s not just about me. My family and I live in a little (as in LITTLE) house on a little street smack dab in the middle of southern California. We made the decision a long time ago to stay in the starter house that we could barely afford, because it turns out you can […]

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