We all fall into 2 categories, labelers and non-labelers. Not so much that you are one or the other, but more that there are 2 sides of us. There is a side of us that craves labels. Not just for others, but for ourselves. Labels help us make sense of our world and help us … Continue reading Labels
How to have a perfect vacation :)
We just got home from our 2nd anniversary trip, and, including our honeymoon, our 3rd perfect trip in a row. I was remarking to my wife that it would be hard to keep the bar so high year after year, and that got us thinking. Were we lucking out? What made our trips so … Continue reading How to have a perfect vacation 🙂
Just Another Day in Paradise (AKA the Gay Lifestyle) 11/11/15
If you asked me a year ago, I never would've given much thought to what the term, "gay lifestyle" implied. Or maybe I would have had a stereotypical reaction to the phrase. You know, depending on how it's said, it invokes images of promiscuity, wild partying, etc. Several months ago someone used this term to … Continue reading Just Another Day in Paradise (AKA the Gay Lifestyle) 11/11/15
I used to believe that transitions were occasional and temporary. For the past few years it has felt like one continuous transition, as if I am continually trying to process the latest piece of life. I'm beginning to realize that life is just one giant transition. And I'm beginning to think that maybe I'm not … Continue reading Mothering Transitions
Ode to the Washing Maching (11-15)
This has been on my list of topics, but must put this out there today in honor of our trusty appliance. The fridge went out today, and the dish washer is all backed up. So, in order to appease the appliance gods, I should probably say a few kind words to the washing machine, lest … Continue reading Ode to the Washing Maching (11-15)
Happy DADT Repeal Day!
Happy DADT Repeal day to my amazing wife! I love you and I'm so proud of your service! Six years ago, the military rescinded the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy. Six years ago, I didn’t really notice. I was busy with my young kids ages 8, 6, and 3, pregnant with #4. It was not … Continue reading Happy DADT Repeal Day!
Fridays I’m in Love (2-12-16)
God is good. All the time. It’s a great day today. The weather here is mild, such a welcome relief this time of year. I was at an amazing birth last night, and although I always worry and joke that babies come at the worst time, it always times just perfectly. Out of the house … Continue reading Fridays I’m in Love (2-12-16)