Hiatus

What do you say after a year-long hiatus? What excuses come to mind when you all but fall off the face of the Earth? What apologies touch your lips? What promises escape from your hands, cluttering the words of a dusty blog? What? What? What? What do you say to a friend after a long … Continue reading Hiatus

It’s Home

Okay, so it is still a disaster, but we have enough unpacked and put away that the house feels like home. Okay, my laundry is not hung or put away, but I will get to it... eventually. Having only met one set of neighbors, I cannot comment that the neighbors are awesome - although the … Continue reading It’s Home

The Season

The holiday season is different for me every year, it seems. When I was young, there was anticipation, joy, wonder, and so many other things. As I got older, some of those feelings were replaced by sadness and loss as the season reminded me of family members who might be out of reach or gone … Continue reading The Season

Zombies

What is your zombie apocalypse plan? I do not generally open a conversation with this question. I am not scoffing at the impossibility (or improbability) of a zombie apocalypse, but think of it with a bit more of an open mind. With a zombie apocalypse, you face many of the same things as a natural disaster: worry … Continue reading Zombies

Hunters

There are many moments in our lives that can be defined as that step into true adulthood. For some people, it is graduation or the 18th birthday - often lumped together as they are used interchangeably. For others, it is the first job, the first serious relationship, engagement, marriage, children, etc. There is the first … Continue reading Hunters