Paw Paw + Me

My Paw Paw died on the Thursday before Christmas at a time when I was already dealing with numerous emotional challenges (you know when you feel like things just keep piling up). It seemed to my gut to be rather abrupt, but my mind knows it was actually a gradual decline that lasted years. While I find it…

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SOLD

Right after I wrote my last blog post (what month was that again??), I was thinking I needed to change things up a bit. Maybe I’d start doing pilates (ooohh) or yoga (aaahh), but instead we decided to move (wha?!?!). Not much could’ve thrown me for a bigger loop.

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Reminders

Thank you for the friendly reminders that we’re all facing our own struggles. We don’t need to compare ourselves, and just because you think someone else is going through something worse than you are going through, doesn’t mean your difficulties are not valid. WE ARE ALL VALID. You never have to say to me, “I’ve never…

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Keeping It Local (208)

I lived in big cities until I got married and I never felt that connected to the places where I ate and shopped. In Boise, however, I love nothing more than walking somewhere from my house and greeting the owner by name and a Good to see you! It makes me feel so connected to this community that I…

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