I've come to accept that nothing is permanent. Thankfully, I'm an "embrace the change" kind of girl. The flux in my life has reached a new level that I, of course, am not at liberty to discuss. I know, I hate vague blogging, too. This is just one of those moments when people tend to … Continue reading Smoldering ashes
This is my customary notice to friends, family, and lurkers, alike, that I am taking a social sabbatical. In the past, my breaks have been between a week and a month, but this time, I'm just going with what feels right. Could be days, could be months. We'll find out together. If you've been around … Continue reading For the hex of it
Ooooh, have I got a dirty story to tell you! For the second time ever since buying it, Kyle and I just power-washed our house. It, uh, needed a bit of a bath, as evidenced by the above picture. While it was fun to remember that our house was blue and not gray, it's a … Continue reading Filthy
Today is our daughter's 17th birthday, and, while I could write a novel on how great she is, I long ago decided not to tell my daughters' stories. Being their mother doesn't mean I own them. Maybe some day she'll write a memoir on how awesome her 17th birthday was. I truly hope she does. … Continue reading That’s all she wrote.
Starting off with a few before and after shots of my living room, and I'll explain why later. Before After Ah, still looking for an explanation? I hoped the pictures would speak for themselves, but I understand not everyone is obsessed with all things fall, like we are. In our house, we're creatures of comfort, … Continue reading Oh, hush.
I just want to bring your attention to the picture above. That, my friends, is a luscious bed of green grass, strong and thick...and growing in my flower bed. We've been a bit, well, distracted this year and our house has suffered. I think there's more greenery growing on the north side of our house … Continue reading Fixer Upper
If you've been a long time reader of my blogs or essays, you'll know something about me most people in my day-to-day life don't know: I love cars. Let me be clear, I know next to nothing about cars. I don't know what's good horse power or any other engine terms aside from "turbo," "V4/6/8," … Continue reading Bad Kitty
Is it seriously August already? I feel like I should have known this was coming. That should be an indicator to you, though, about how busy things have been. Just...If I say that things are about to calm down in my life, assume I have no idea what I'm talking about and everything is about … Continue reading Oops, I did it again.