SPRING CLEANING

This is going to sound weird, perhaps. But for WEEKS I’ve been itching to clean my house. Frankly, we’ve just been too busy. Doing what, I’m not even sure. Busy being busy, I suppose. But every day I’d look around and think, “Man I’m ready […]

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OUR WAITING PLACE

I just got back from visiting family in Texas. I spent the weekend celebrating my Dad’s birthday and then meeting an important IRS deadline. (We won’t talk about that. It was a sh*tshow for so many. We got lucky and were able to hit the […]

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INTENTIONAL

Last year I chose a word of the year for the first time. Apparently it was CREATE. I chose that word and then promptly forgot… only reminded of it when it came up on my Timehop a few days ago. And let me tell you… […]

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NINE ELEVEN

It’s been 20 years. Every year we pause and remember where we were. What we were doing. Who we were with on September 11, 2001. We recount our feelings, thoughts, confusion and heartache. We recall the anger. In the last 20 years there is a […]

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LISTENING TO LEARN

I haven’t posted a blog post since April. Three months not writing is pretty unheard of from me, but as much as I wanted to write time and time again I just couldn’t do it. Or in the few cases that I did sit down […]

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FATIGUE

As I type this, I’m sitting at my kitchen table. There’s stuff all over the table that just needs to be put away. I’m here instead of my desk, because it is in the same sad shape. Worse, actually. I’ve just been too busy to […]

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ONE YEAR LATER

One year ago, tornadoes struck Middle Tennessee. And in many ways, it is on this day that life just stopped for Nashville. According to the Tennessean, “Ten tornadoes touched down across Tennessee in the late night hours of March 2 and into the early morning […]

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DEAR SANTA

Dear Santa, I know its been a long time since I wrote to you. I’ve been busy. Yeah, that’s the go-to excuse, right? Busy. I’ve never stopped believing in you deep down, but I feel like I’ve aged-out of asking for gifts. But here I […]

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THIS NEW NORMAL

I made an instagram post yesterday on my photography IG marking 45 days of this madness for me. I started a photo project #findingjoyduringcovid (I love that there are now many people using that hashtag!) on March 18th. I kind of think of St. Patrick’s […]

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