The sound of raindrops on the skylight startled me. I'd forgotten the once familiar noise; thought maybe a cat burglar (or just a cat) had landed on our roof. It made me wonder what else that is now common place and overlooked I will one day jump at. I've forgotten the sound of Eli crying. … Continue reading Jumble
The outlook of a day can change in just a few hours, from gray and overcast to bright and sunny. If you're discouraged about what's happening, give it a few minutes. Adventures are everywhere. What you see isn't always all there is. Take time to investigate and look around you. Life can get noisy, and … Continue reading Deep Thoughts by Melissa Brotherton
Words have been hard to come by for me this week. As Josh and I prepared for our move, we talked about how differently we process change. He experiences the emotions prior to the change -- the fear, grief, elation and anticipation -- whereas I deal with it all once the change has occurred. These … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Loss
My kids are growing up. Quickly. It's like I blinked and suddenly a year has gone by. Didn't we just bring Baby Silas home, and send little Eli off to Kindergarten? How is it already almost April?! I guess I've been a little busier than I realized. Did you know Silas (aka Soggy Head) has … Continue reading Someone please make it stop!