Category Archives: Random

1.20.14

Dear Libby, I took this picture of you today.  Somehow, in this moment you aren’t my 18 month old.  No, in this moment I see the big girl you will become peeking out at me.  And it makes me all … Continue reading

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10.10.13

Happy Anniversary!

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Big Summer Potluck 2013

Dear Maggy, Erika, and Pam, Driving back to the hotel after dinner Saturday night I very much wanted to be able to take a moment and write each of you a thank you note.  My traveling companion, however, saw to … Continue reading

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7.20.13

My heart is very full.  Happy birthday Libby.

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Libby’s First Birthday

Dear Libby, you don’t remember the day you were born.  But your Dad and I will never forget it.  You should know that it is one of my most favoritest stories ever and I plan on making sure I tell … Continue reading

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6 Months

Happy Half Birthday precious girl.  You have amazed me over the last 180 days with your growth and development.  You’ve gone from being a cuddly bundle of newborn-ness, completely unaware of the ways of this world to becoming this tiny … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

For most of my 41 years, I was someone who was chronically early and organized.  I got tasks done before they were due.  I would show up at least 15 minutes early for an appointment, date, or event.  Suitcases were … Continue reading

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Closer To The Heart

I was brought up with the expectation that when I received a gift, the proper thing to do was send a thank you card.  As a young child, I would sit at the dining room table and, in my loopy … Continue reading

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Universe, I Hope You Are Listening

It seems by now I should know that The Universe really does listen.  And that sometimes when it sends Opportunity knocking on my door, it doesn’t always look the way I expect it to. I didn’t intend to talk about … Continue reading

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

“It’s not you.  It’s me.”  How many times have you heard that one?  Have many times have you found those words tumbling from your own mouth?  Often, we use that line in an attempt to gently extricate ourselves from a … Continue reading

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