Breakups, Heartaches, and Facebook

I was around 27 years old. My Dad died three years prior. I was living at home with my Mom, and I was in bed. I believe it was late morning or early afternoon.

The specific details are blurry, but I remember my sister-in-law coming in my bedroom to see if I wanted to feel her pregnant belly before she went to the hospital to deliver her baby. Up to that point, I had never touched a pregnant belly. [Don’t get distracted by that detail, because it is not the focus of the post.] Read more

Inspired by Pancakes

My marriage is not perfect. In fact, I started this blog over two years ago, because my marriage wasn’t perfect. I was a mess, the marriage was a mess, and I needed an outlet. (Writing, people. My outlet was writing.)

Fast forward to today, and my marriage is solid, not perfect – solid. Rob and I will celebrate our 10th anniversary later this year, and it has taken us nearly 9 years to solidify our marriage. Read more

Project 366: Day 3

Project 366: A Photo A Day

A figurine, given to us as a wedding gift, stands next to a picture of a sunflower Rob drew for me several years ago. (The sunflower is my favorite flower.) The frame, holding the drawing, was a wedding gift from one of my bridesmaids. This picture reminds me of my love for Rob and my friends. Read more