Daffodils

Daffodils are the bravest of all flowers. They bloom early, when there's still a chance of a late winter freeze or a heavy spring shower. They are bowed down by the rain and yet they stand up straight the next clear day. Their crisp yellow and orange petals sing to us, telling us a tale…

Depression Grows

Depression feels shameful Depression feels like failing Depression feels too familiar Depression feels like weakness Depression feels like numbness Depression feels insurmountable Depression feels like exaggeration Depression feels like feeling nothing Depression feels like wanting nothing Depression feels like attention seeking Depression feels like a loss of humanity

An Honest Resolution 

I wrote this New Year's Day 2015. I was sitting at the kitchen table early that morning looking back on the previous year, and I felt completely lost and hopeless. I regretted almost every decision I had ever made. In an attempt to pick myself up, I decided to dig down and try to write…

Oh, the Humanity! 

I'm sitting here in our new kitchen at our new house, it's raining outside, the dog is quietly laying on the rug at my feet; I have a cup of french press coffee next to me and I feel happy.  Saturday mornings are truly my favorite part of the week.  I am indeed a morning…

We Bought A House!

Hello blog! I'm sorry I've neglected you lately! I've been itching to write a new post about our house but I didn't want to do it until I had some pretty pictures to show you. So yes, we bought a house!  We have been renting the last 5 years since we got married, and not…