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Get up! Get dressed! We’re going to Disney! Christmas at Disney 2019

Every Disney story has a moral. They're fairy tales and cautionary tales and hopeful tales. The moral of this post ...
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O Canada! Victoria BC: Alaskan Cruise 2019

Read about the rest of our Alaskan Adventure: Seattle and Embarkation, Day at Sea and Tracy Arm Fjord, The Skagway ...
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KetchiCAN (we move here stat?): Alaskan Cruise 2019

Read about the rest of our Alaskan Adventure: Seattle and Embarkation, Day at Sea and Tracy Arm Fjord, The Skagway ...
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D’you Know Juneau? Alaskan Cruise 2019

Read about the rest of our Alaskan Adventure: Seattle and Embarkation, Day at Sea and Tracy Arm Fjord, The Skagway ...
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The Skagway Scene: Alaskan Cruise 2019

Read about the rest of our Alaskan Adventure: Seattle and Embarkation, Day at Sea and Tracy Arm Fjord On Friday, ...
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Floating Through the Day at Sea and Tracy Arm Fjord: Alaskan Cruise 2019

Read about the rest of our Alaskan Adventure: Seattle and Embarkation. Post contains referral and/or affiliate links. Day At Sea ...
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Taking on Seattle and the Carnival Legend: Alaskan Cruise 2019

When we told the big kids (now 16/15) we were going to take a cruise to Alaska, they weren't real ...
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Two Years!

The last time I wrote about my life -- REALLY chatted about what was going on with me personally -- ...
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The Summer of Life Skills

Life with teenagers is a blast. It's basically the gift that keeps on giving. This summer, Brian and I decided ...
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The Sounds of Summer

Right now, Africa by Toto is playing in my ear. Before that, it was Aja by Steely Dan. I'm sure ...
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Charlie Blue: The Painting

For years, I’ve lived by the belief that grief is like a rock in your shoe, an analogy shared with me ...
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When Your Heart’s Content

Left. Left. Left. Ugh. Left Good God this is horrible. Left. Why am I doing this? Left. I can’t believe ...
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Reassuring The Mom

I've never been a dreamer. I've never been one to look far into the future and imagine things like my ...
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Thirteen. 13. A Teen.

Thirteen. It feels as awkward rolling off my tongue as it actually is to be thirteen. It's hard to fathom, ...
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The First Thing I Ever Was…

The first thing I ever was, was a groupie. Yes, I was born with groupie blood running through my veins ...
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2016: Filling My Life With Passion

Passion: noun - a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something Passion. It's been right ...
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2015: The Gloriously Weird Year of Finding Myself, Divorcing, and Turning 40

What a weird year this has been. I mean, I knew it was weird, but then looking back through my ...
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Holly Jolly New Traditions

Life is different this Christmas. Henry and I decided it would be fun to start some holly jolly new traditions ...
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One Last Anniversary

Seventeen years ago, on September 26, 1998, standing on a St. Augustine lawn at The King and Prince Resort, two ...
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Apart. Part 2.

A few months ago, I wrote about Jason and I deciding to separate. It wasn't an easy decision or one ...
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Twelve. 12. XII.

It's been a dozen years since you stubbornly and dramatically took your first breath. Counting that many years without you ...
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Apart.

Apart. It's an adverb, used with verbs like drift, grow, or live. It describes how our hearts have grown over ...
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Goals. And Reaching Them.

It's not a secret, if you've been around here for a bit, that I have a love/hate relationship with running ...
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On Super Bowl Ads and Children Dying

By 7 this morning (morning after Super Bowl 49), I have already had 6 inquiries into what I thought about ...
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Wild Week in the City!

Last summer, Jason, Henry and I were discussing what we wanted to do for Thanksgiving and Christmas. We'd all been ...
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Words, Glorious Words!

I sat and sat, thinking about what my word for 2015 would be. I wrote down random words that popped ...
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Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015

Oh, 2014. You've been good and you've been bad. As far as I'm concerned, you can go ahead and get ...
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When things don’t make sense…

There are times when we realize that things just don't make sense. But once we think about it, they make perfectly perfect ...
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Just like that… You’re 10.

It seems like just yesterday, you were placed in my arms, held up by your dad because to be honest, ...
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Randomness

Oh, old school blogging, how I've missed you! Remember the days of lists and tagging your friends to answer questions ...
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