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…

Me, Myself, and My Tattoo

Most of you know, but some probably aren't aware that I am a tattooed hooligan.  I got my very first tattoo back in August.  I had been saving up for a while, mostly birthday and Christmas money (thanks mom and dad!), and I had finally saved enough to pay for it.  For 5 years I…

Bumper Sticker Goals

I really like when people put bumper stickers on their cars to showcase their accomplishments. If I had run a half marathon or marathon I would totally put up a sticker to brag about it. This will never be the case, though, because I'm not a runner or athletic in any way, shape, or form.…

Robots and Wine 

Man, sometimes it feels so good to drink some wine and be a person. We take on so many roles; mother, father, employee, boss, student, daughter, wife.  We get caught up in the expectations of it all, and sometimes it takes a glass or two of wine to remember that we're a person with feelings…

Doubt, Change, and Hope

It's funny how God works.  Sometimes I think He must really get a kick out of watching us flounder around trying to figure things out when He knows exactly how everything will play out. For example, today I had a bomb dropped on me. Just when I thought life couldn't get any more tumultuous or uncertain,…