Five Minute Friday: Disappointment

Disappointment was what I felt when I checked Lisa-Jo's site for this week's Five Minute Friday prompt. I didn't join up last week, and was looking forward to the community and inspiration. Here's my attempt to participate, despite my lack of prompt. I still followed the rules: write for five minutes, and don't go back and … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Disappointment


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

Five Minute Friday: Loss

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


I'm still processing all of the change that has occurred in my life in the past week. The last time I sat down to write I was in my apartment in Southern California, tonight I sit in a bedroom in my mom's house in Washington. My worldly goods are in boxes, we have no idea … Continue reading Randomness