I just put my 2-year-old down for his afternoon nap and, except for the whir of the heater and the errant coin bouncing around in the dryer, the house is silent for the first time all day. Silence, I’ve found, is a megaphone for whatever is happening inside my own mind. On great days, theContinue reading “What do birds know, anyways?”
Category Archives: My Perspective
New Year’s Resolutions
January reminds me of the first day after a long vacation. I’m thankful for the trip, but I can’t wait to get back to real life. From Halloween to the new year, our lives are so packed my brain starts to melt. Beginning around Thanksgiving, we drape our home in lights and ribbons, bake moreContinue reading “New Year’s Resolutions”
Hey, I’m back.
A couple of years ago I started a blog that detailed my move from Florida to Oregon and subsequent weight loss. It was called Westward Ho, a name that I was (and still am) tremendously proud of. Especially because, as much as I have tried at different times in my life, I have never beenContinue reading “Hey, I’m back.”