Blogging, Favorite Things, Humor, Life, Nonsense, Summer, Universe, Writing

What I Kept- July 2022

During the month of July, these are the things I kept on my phone. The view of the Chicago skyline from the Northwestern University campus From Mark Nepo's The Book of Awakening Courtesy unknown https://www.tiktok.com/@vlexisruiz/video/7119582394486820142 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiX2UCGhw2c Courtesy of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran https://www.tiktok.com/@dodford/video/7117648159815240966?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&q=a%20quick%20hit&t=1659453561365 My second bed From Why Won't You Apologize by Harriet Lerner… Continue reading What I Kept- July 2022

Family, Favorite Things, Life, Summer, Travel, Universe, Writing

Sacred Space

The word sacred has been on my radar a lot in recent weeks. One day in June, I read the word in a daily affirmation passage from a book I love. "With the best of intentions, we often build false careers of studying the river without ever getting wet. In this way, we can ponder… Continue reading Sacred Space

Family, Favorite Things, Life, Marriage, Motherhood, Summer, Universe, Writing

Get Your Own Version of a Daybed

I had planned to keep this for a tater tot post, but I couldn't wait any longer. In the last tater tot post, I had mentioned that our old patio furniture had collapsed practically on top of me. Then, in the rant section of that tater tot post, I talked about how expensive patio furniture… Continue reading Get Your Own Version of a Daybed

Family, Summer, Travel

What Happens in Vegas Stays In Salt Lake City

Full disclosure: I wrote this title a week before we left to go on vacation. It was a witty title and as you know, those are hard to come by. So I wrote the title, pressed the Save Draft button and off I went to my normal non-blog writing summer life. In fact, I have… Continue reading What Happens in Vegas Stays In Salt Lake City

Life, Photography, Summer

Summer So Far 2015

I started these posts years ago and I don't have the heart to stop. So here it is. Our summer so far. 2015. And no they aren't in order. Kind of like our life. Annie went to cheer camp this summer only for a few days but my heart kind of sank a little. My… Continue reading Summer So Far 2015

Family, Humor, Life, Photography, Summer, Travel

My Love Letter to the South

[spacer height="20px"] For the past two years, my mom and dad have lived in Chattanooga Tennessee. It has come to my attention that some of my posts about traveling have convinced people to actually VISIT these places. Which makes me happy on so many levels!! First of which is that people are actually reading my… Continue reading My Love Letter to the South