In this time of waiting, I can’t help but entertain my imagination. I imagine the call. We are both home, sleeping, when it rings. I jump up to answer it, positive it is, in fact, “the” call. Our child has already been born! And she is waiting for us in a hospital five hours away.… Continue reading The dream, the nightmare
They say things change when you get married. The gooey, over-the-top text messages. Holding hands. Wining and dining. Dressing up and curling your hair just for your man. I’m guilty as much as the next. But things also change for the better. You begin to look out for one another in a powerful way. You… Continue reading He’s my biggest fan
This guy. Oh man. Sunshine, guitar solo-serenades, that smile. He’s the bee’s knees, I tell you. The bee’s knees.
Honey Day happens every week, midweek, when both Honey Dude and I have the day off. In the first several months of our marriage, we took this day to adventure. We would hike or find a swimming hole. We’d garden or take a long bike ride to the park, with horseshoes in tow. But then… Continue reading Bringing back the Honey Day
Well it’s a first. An award! For blogging! Gosh it’s fun to be in this little blogosphere. Or should I say BIG blogosphere? There are so many wonderful writers out there taking on all sorts of fascinating topics, daily or bi-weekly, or perhaps whenever the urge beckons. My guess is that this is why the… Continue reading My first blog award!
Yesterday was our One Year Anniversary. It’s hard to believe twelve months have already passed since that blessed day in the Oregon countryside where we tied the knot, followed by a lovely barn party packed with our nearest and dearest. During our honeymoon, it was the people we gushed about most. We recalled the sweet… Continue reading 1st Anniversary Pie Party
As I was doing the dishes this morning, I smiled recalling the recent words Honey Dude shared with me. “You make me feel accomplished,” he’d said. The truth is, he is accomplished. He is driven in his job and, even more admirable, he’s a go-getter around the house, quick to start and finish jobs without… Continue reading The importance of building up