Five Minute Friday: Older

Regardless of how crazy the rest of the week is, these five minutes on Friday have become something I really look forward to. Maybe it's because lately when I sit down to post I am hyper-critical about what I have to say and the opinions I express. So, giving myself a time limit and the … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Older

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Five Minute Friday: On {Pregnant} Waiting

I did it! I wrote a blog post in 5 minutes! Lisa-Jo (aka The Gypsy Mama) has been hosting Five Minute Fridays for weeks now, and I have yet to enter. Fear and perfectionism held me back. To just let loose and write for five minutes, and not go back and edit, was kinda tough … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: On {Pregnant} Waiting

Our Story: Part 1 – Waiting

I'll never forget the first time I saw him. It was Sunday night youth group, we were 15 and he was wearing a Marvin the Martian hat. I thought he was hilarious. I talked about my lack of date for an upcoming school dance; secretly hoping he would offer himself as a solution to my … Continue reading Our Story: Part 1 – Waiting

A Sign of the Times

Leaves change from green to brilliant shades of yellow, orange and red. Despite the bright sun, the air is crisp and snaps against your cheeks, turning them the same red as the leaves on the ground. Schoolchildren stand on street corners, waiting for the big yellow bus that will deposit them at school. Your tastes … Continue reading A Sign of the Times