family, life

Is it Hard for You?

As so often happens, a semi-long ride in the car prompted lots of talk amongst my little people and I. I'm learning these windows of opportunity to really talk to them and more importantly, to listen, are fleeting and few. I try to be present for the moments and conversations as they happen. (Keyword is… Continue reading Is it Hard for You?

family, life, marriage

Just Like That

It's over so much the same as it began - a few weeks of anticipation, leading up to the final moment. It feels just as surreal to close this chapter as it did to open it. I'll never forget the day I first turned the key in the lock and opened the feed store. I… Continue reading Just Like That