I Bawled My Eyes Out Writing This Post…

When I was born, the doctors weren’t sure if I was going to survive. I was so very sick the first two years of my life. And every single night,…

An Evening With Daniel Goddard

Life is a funny thing. You never know who you’ll meet and where you’ll end up. I remember my first year of college, wanting to go visit Dallas to meet…

The Queen of Everything

I’ve always joked that I am anxiously waiting for a knock on my door with a decree from the royal courier of Her Majesty the Queen that they have finally…

Vegas

Family vacations are a rarity when your parents own their own business and work seven days a week. But when they happen, you learn to hang on tight and remember…

Today I Am Happy

Being a lifelong pessimist, it’s my default to view life negatively. The feeling of happiness was always determined by my circumstances. I felt happy when I bought a new pair…

Lost

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” Henry David Thoreau Being directionally challenged, I’ve been lost quite a bit in my life. Even with two GPS…

Time For A Break…

My Facebook Status on January 3rd, 2011: “2011, I’m not sure about you…” Internet, it’s been an interesting year. I came into this year a little dubious, but I’m leaving…

blessed.

How can it be Thanksgiving already??! The last year has flown by and though 2011 has been NOTHING like I’ve anticipated or expected, I am THANKFUL for where it has…

seven

“Remember 7.” That’s what she used to say when asked when her birthday was. And I was okay with her saying it forever, but somewhere down the line, she learned…

Adventures With The Kidlet ~ Tanaka Farms

It’s 10am on a Wednesday and I am enjoying the sounds of the rain from my bed, in my pajamas. My six year old is cutting paper dolls of people…