I saw the sun rise in Nebraska today. It looked like a sunny side up egg. It looked like how I would imagine the sun would look in China. It was pink-orange. It was surrounded by Nebraska fields. The fields made of black dirt that can grow anything. The magical Midwest dirt that can do… Continue reading “Sun”ny side up sun
Other What’s Cookin’ Wednesdays I have wanted to write about and share this recipe for years! Every time I walk past fresh bananas in the store during summertime, I am transported back to my childhood. My mom making the best summertime treat that is so adaptable that anyone can add what they like. It is… Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Banana Split Cake
My Grandpa passed away this weekend. He was 88 years old, I believe. He lived a long and productive life. My cousin asked for memories of him to be used at the service, so Grandpa Terry, this one is for you. He would often call us “pills” and try to pinch us (nicely) or tickle… Continue reading Grandpa Terry
I love you “other mother Monday’s” but wow, summer. Any of you other moms out there think: This is the summer! well have a plan and keep it! will spend all the quality and quantity time! we’ll make homemade ice cream and snuggle and catch frogs. Our first summer day has been great. Better than… Continue reading Lazy days?
The first two installments of our love story here. We headed to the car, still talking the whole way. We drove back to Rexburg where I was supposed to be home by 1 AM, which seemed too early to me! It was 11:00, so we just drove around Rexburg. We drove up near the hospital… Continue reading Our first kiss
There is nothing like the exhaustion after a summer’s day. That bone weary, eye drooping, slightly sun burnt nose With a sprinkle of freckles across the nose. Ice cream melting from a cone onto fingers That are sticky and sweet. A campfire roast with marshmallows on fire And smoke blowing every which way Causing campfire… Continue reading Ode to Summer
Other Five Minute Fridays I’ll admit when I saw “future” as today’s word, I was like, “I have written about this a million times.” Which I have. But today when I was going through my soon to be middle schoolers back pack and surrounded by all my kid’s school projects and pictures, I got a… Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Future