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A Walk in the Park

The Diva and I spent several hours this morning exploring the walking trails of Mother Neff State Park in nearby Coryell County. 14 more words



I woke up this morning with one resounding thought: Einstein is dead. After weeks of watching him diminish from his bright blue Betta self to shades of spotty brown, after so many moments of being convinced he wasn’t just sleeping in the plants or slumped against the glass of his fish bowl, only to have him rally to the water’s surface when I tossed in a few crumbs, I am now certain that Einstein is gone. 1,411 more words


Begin Again

Begin Again –

It’s a movie.. and if you haven’t seen it you should.. especially if you are a music person.  Or if you just need to begin again.  2,642 more words

Being Mommy

Progress, Slow but Sure

We are at EDD +4 today. Surprisingly, my calm increases as the days pass, as the inevitability of little Pat’s birth draws comfortingly closer, and as pre-labor progresses at its own impossibly slow rate. 1,949 more words

Reflecting & Theologizing

Hospital Visits and Memories

Today is a good day.  Yesterday was a better day.  Tomorrow, I’ll keep fighting.

Sometimes, having an auto immune disease feels like a never ending battle.   249 more words

Hazards of Living

After reading the morning news, I was in a little heap of tears and discouragement. The feeling is becoming too familiar. It’s ugly when justice is left undone. 391 more words

{Mommy Journal} Happy Four Months, Caleb!

This post is almost two weeks late, but the photo and bio were from his 4-month birthday on March 15. I’ve neglected my blog lately but I have lots of post ideas brewing! I’ll be back soon! =)