I have still been writing faithfully everyday, so no fear out there all you readers (wink, wink, hey, mom). I’ve been writing more quick snippets on Instagram as summer doesn’t lend tons of time to lots of laptop writing. But that’s ok. I love spending it with my kids. I woke up at 5:15 AM… Continue reading Wrestling with God
I’m writing along with five minute Friday and you can too! Every time I can’t sleep (which isn’t super often) I say a prayer in my mind. I lost all the blessings I can think of. And it helps me fall asleep. I just start with whatever and just let my brain go. green grass… Continue reading Blessings (5 minute prompt)
For all you loyal readers out there (hello family!), I haven’t given up. In the past month, I’ve been in and out to Utah and Idaho twice, finished kid’s school, had two grandparent(my Grandpa, Blake’s Grandma) deaths and my sister’s family came to visit for a week. Phew. I may have a slight Dr. Pepper… Continue reading I haven’t stopped!
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
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
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