A Lost Art

I’m afraid I cannot write, that any skill or talent I once had is gone. The creative well I once drew from seems to have all but dried up. Thoughts of dirty laundry and dishes, meal planning, and a litany of house projects that await reckoning have crept in…

Welcome home

Thanks to my amazing in-laws, the oh-so-floral wallpaper that was taking over the walls AND CEILING in the kitchen, upstairs bathroom, and downstairs half bath is already gone. They even finished cleaning, patching, and painting the upstairs bathroom in addition to tackling a big chunk of the work in the…

Reasons to be

Lately I’ve been giving a good deal of thought as to why I chose to try my hand at this blogging thing. Being the nitpick I am, posting has been more of a challenge than I anticipated. There has been many a draft ravaged by the delete key and…

Do Overs

Needless to say, at least one of the things on my Before I’m 29 List isn’t going so well since I haven’t ventured round these parts in a while. Sadly, I’ve made very little progress on any of them. I have a terrible habit of being…

Before I’m 29

It’s official. I’m 28 years old. This year, I’m going to attempt something a bit different; I’m going to tackle the year head on. If asked where I see myself in one year, let alone five, I couldn’t really say. I don’t tend dream…

What Boxes Can’t Contain

Finally… I’m back. Now that a thin layer of dust has settled on the moving boxes, I’ve made some time to steal away for a bit and write. Not that it’s been entirely busy here. It’s more that I’ve been avoiding thinking about some things…

Ambient Words

I have a confession…my husband and I don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day. We’re just odd like that. But before any actual feeling of surprise settles in, I will admit we are inclined to do a little something the day before. Or on the 13th of any random…

Hi, my name is…

I really can’t say how many times I’ve wondered, “Where should I begin?” in the past few days. Yep, I’ve postponed my first post for a few days now. Beginnings can be such funny things, intimidating and exhilarating all at once. I finally sat down and decided…