A July Morning of Awesome

I suddenly realized that I’m having a great morning so far. I mean, sure, no one wants to get up before 6 with a crying baby. Yeah. Crying. She used to wake up happy, she used to play in her crib and over the monitor I would hear coos and giggles. I peeked once, sheContinue reading “A July Morning of Awesome”

A Box and a Loaf of Bread… in other words… Hope

To stave off the looming sense of misplaced but still powerful depression I have been attempting to equal parts hide from and ignore, today I did two things. I built a cardboard playhouse for Ella and I baked banana bread. First, the cardboard. It was a diaper box from Amazon. It became a little enclosureContinue reading “A Box and a Loaf of Bread… in other words… Hope”

Show me…. sentimental object!

It’s that time again… time for the Show Me Project! This week: Show me… an object of sentimental value.For me that’s my engagement ring. Matthew proposed to me on April 13th of last year. In Santa Cruz He took me to a bluff overlooking the beach and the Boardwalk and talkedabout how much he loved the FridayContinue reading “Show me…. sentimental object!”