Our family grew by 7 pounds and 15 ounces on September 9th when we said hello to Miss Tatum Elizabeth. A bundle of pink and perfection. Here. Just see for yourself… Is she not The Most? The most of ALL THINGS worth stopping EVERYTHING…just to stare and lean into her every movement and sound. The… Continue reading hello little girl…
I am trying to squeeze all my thoughts on this topic into a blog post and it’s IMPOSSIBLE. Oh for the splendor of having someone in your life that gets you! That knows you. That knows you and hey…loves you anyway. The one who remembers things about you that you’ve long since forgotten, but speaks… Continue reading g i r l f r i e n d s.
I was having a conversation with my mother-in-law, aka Hunney…aka Judith…about life and health and responsibility and such…she has a mass amount of land that requires her attention and during the course of our chat I told her Kurt mentioned us growing a garden. Funny. As keen as the idea seems, I am the last… Continue reading find your happy place.
So my 30 year high school reunion is coming up in two weeks… Thirty years?! Really? Where did it go?! What have I done since 1987? Let’s think…So I went to college, got pregnant, got married, had a baby, sold Pampered Chef, sold Discovery Toys, had another baby, got my real estate license, sold some… Continue reading l a g n i a p p e.
If no one has told you yet I’m breaking the news…consider this information a gift… Life will bring you pain. Isn’t it fantastic! You don’t have to wonder anymore! You don’t have to wonder if you’re going to escape life’s blows!!! You’re NOT! You ARE going to get hit…square between the eyes…at some point…with heartache… Continue reading let it do what it came to do.
Affair (n.) …an intense amorous relationship, usually of short duration That’s one of the seven definitions found on dictionary.com….it’s a noun. You can go to an affair, host an affair, want an affair, have an affair… I’m going to try and STOP an affair. It was two years ago…I was parked at the post office… Continue reading a f f a i r .
This time last year I was sitting at Paige and John’s house in Lubbock and blogging my way into my 47th year of life…I had no idea what was waiting for me…and I’m glad. Had I known that night that I would face the things I’ve faced, I might have written with less positive enthusiasm… Continue reading so this was 47…
I don’t know how your church does it, but where I came from, when you joined a church they had you stand at the front and after the closing prayer the members come up and welcome you with hugs, handshakes and invitations to collaborate…and by collaborate I mean sign up for a committee and participate.… Continue reading g r i e f.
Ask 9 year old, 4th grade Gina her favorite holiday and you would get this answer: Halloween. Yep. I loved October 31st…better than Christmas. Halloween meant costumes… and costumes meant witches… and witches had long nails… and I was a witch so I could press those suckers on and pretend! Halloween was a haunted house… Continue reading life is a treat.
Did you have time to put makeup on today? ahhhhh… You got a pedicure and some trendy seasonal shellac on your nails? How precious. You had lunch with a friend? Well…that’s special. I know…you saw my wedding video and the birthday post for Ella and you’re thinking I’ve got it all together and… Continue reading real talk.