On Christmas morning JB called me in to our Christmas tree and said there was a present for me. He gave me a rolled up paper tied with a ribbon. On his lap he had a wrapped gift. He showed me Continue reading What Mr and Mrs JB got for Christmas
This is one of my most treasured pieces of artwork. In 2004 I wanted very much to add some art to my home that would enhance the values that are important to me. I watched for a sale at Twiggs and Continue reading A glimpse into my hope chest – pieces of my past
For me, a hope chest was and still is the outward expression of all that I hope for in a cherished marriage relationship. The things that go into a hope chest are selected and created with great care. There is Continue reading a glimpse into my hope chest
KL has learned something new in this last week from preschool. It’s a phrase she repeats multiple times a day with accompanying dramatic body language and flair. Clutching her stomach, she leans forward and sticks her tongue out, letting out Continue reading Monkey See, Monkey Do
These last few days (weeks, actually) I have been wandering around the question of updating my married name. Don’t ask why it has been such a bloody process, but through it all, JB has been patient and listened and listened, Continue reading what’s in a name?
JB exchanged a few messages with me mid week. From the few words he sent I knew he was going to stop seeing me for a while, probably forever. Three times and you’re out, right? Over and over I started to tell Continue reading A Proposal of Marriage
I have been tracking my mood 1-100 and my level of anxiety 1-10 and, surprisingly, over the last 30 days, there has been a vast improvement. I do not know what I am doing differently. Is it a physical thing, Continue reading another week closer to 50
I love you because you make chewy, gooey, extra chocolate chippy cookies for me. And you don’t put Pam spray on half the baking sheet so my cookies don’t get greasy on the bottom. And you only make four cookies Continue reading ways to say I love you