A girl can dream, right?

Yesterday, while driving to the library for storytime (one of our usual weekend activities), Lily declared from the backseat, "I'm going to be a singer when I grow up!" "Oh, really?" I responded. "Yeah." "I thought you wanted to be a teacher," I said. She's told me about her grown up dreams of wanting to… Continue reading A girl can dream, right?

Year in review: On learning to let things go

This is a first in a series of anecdotes I’m going to write about the year that was 2018. If you know me well, you'll know that I am a photography enthusiast. I've always steered towards the creative side, always have a desire to create something, but my enthusiasm, shall we say, for taking photos… Continue reading Year in review: On learning to let things go

Breaking up with bad habits is hard to do

2018 First quarter recap Every morning for the past three months, my alarm goes off at 5:30 a.m. About five minutes later, I’d trudge out of bed, slowly at first, then stumble into the kitchen, turn on the coffeemaker, and then make my way to the bathroom to brush my teeth and go to the… Continue reading Breaking up with bad habits is hard to do