Belonging Day 13: Not Without My Backpack

This morning as I pulled up into my son’s school in parent drop-off lane, his laid-back demeanor shifted to panic. “I forgot my backpack! And my folder!” His crystal blue eyes quickly filled with tears and as they started spilling, I pulled forward out of the drop-off lane and parked. “Mom, please, we have to […]

Day 12: Belonging in the Light

Last night on the sprawling city golf course near our home, the beauty was enchanting. The rolling hills awash in a glow of soft light, the trees bathing in the colors signaling their coming sabbatical and the wind gently tossing around the 70 degree air. I’m just starting to toss around the idea that if I’m […]

Belonging Day 4: You’re Not the Only One

Hey there friend, Are you ever lonely? Me, too. Do you feel like everyone around you has friends—the kind of friendships that you crave? Ones where you go deeper than talking about the weather, the kids and your schedule? Me, too. Do you stand at the sink in the kitchen and look at the window […]

On Love and Leaving: Moving Away…Again

Photo Credit: Tara Fletcher Photography By the way…this is stream of consciousness writing. It’s not great, I didn’t really edit and I am o.k. with it. But I guess not o.k. not to say anything. I haven’t gotten to blog in several weeks and just wanted to let you all know what’s going on! XO […]