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2018 – February is in the books

2018 – February is in the books

February is the beginning of my personal roller coaster, and boy did it start out with a bang. Jim was in Australia until February 18th, which meant I had single parent duty for most of the month. When we were not at work/school/dance, Holly and I spent all of our...
2018 – One month down

2018 – One month down

It feels like January was the slowest month ever but also over in the blink of an eye. It was a busy month. Jim kept busy with job interviews and doctors’ appointments. I kept busy with work. Holly kept us both busy with dance. Jim prepped for his Australia...
Looking back at year 2017

Looking back at year 2017

What a year 2017 was! There have been more changes this year than in years past, and I still do not know how I feel about them. On the one hand, I discovered my voice, as so many of us did. I will no longer stay silent about injustice and I will fight to make this...

A Very Special Day

At 8:32 AM 11 years ago today, I gave my heart away for the third time. As I watch my beautiful baby girl poised on the cusp of womanhood, there are not enough words to express how much having her for my daughter means to me. A very happy birthday to my own...

Our Net Zero Home Journey Begins…

Michelle has granted me access to her site so that we (mostly I) can document the journey we are starting now in building the home we’ve always wanted and at the same time attempting to minimize the impact this home has on the environment.  This has been a pipe...
A Day in the Life of Michelle

A Day in the Life of Michelle

When Trish recently posted a typical day for her, she did so in an effort to show that she is not perfect but does the best she can. She showed the good and the bad in her day and gave her audience an intimate glimpse into what a poses as a normal day for this young...