oh what fun! {christmas 2015}

Happy Monday and happy post-Christmas/holidays to you all! How was your holiday?  Do you celebrate Christmas? We had such a great time around here…thought things felt a little off.  Western North Carolina has experienced some seriously crazy weather in the past few days and on Christmas day, I wore SHORT SLEEVES and the day after, …

on any wednesday afternoon

On any Wednesday afternoon, I am easily found.  Just find Henry and you’ll find me.  Like two old souls, we’re usually watching a biographical documentary together on the couch.  Today we learned about Usain Bolt and his remarkable feats.  There are no snacks.  No phones.  No tablets.  Nothing to distract from this togetherness.  We rush …

how do you know when you’re done

It’s Tuesday morning. I’m sitting here forcing myself to eat something because I know I need food on my belly.  It’s churning with bile.  I’ve been sick for the past two days with a fever, chills, aches and my least favorite symptom – nausea. Sometimes I think I’m in control of my thoughts and my …

rambly mcrambleson

I have nothing particularly important or insightful to share today.  I just wanted to sit down between tasks and type and ramble.  To feel my thoughts spurt out through my fingertips and crowd a space other than my head.  Because it gets crazy crowded up in there sometimes; eventually pouring out either my mouth (through …

2015 braveheart 5K + fun run {picture dump}

I ran the 2015 Braveheart 5K yesterday morning. I won first place female, seventh place overall. Awesome, yes. But that feat pales in comparison to the fact that my kids both ran their first organized race! Henry loved it; Clara cried a lot.  I’m not sure she’ll ever run again lol. Here’s a photo dump …