We've been busy down here on the farm recently. Busy with all kinds of different thing, but busy in the best ways. I actually hate the word 'busy' because people use it as a life avoidance technique, as an excuse, and as a badge of honor, and I use it in none of these ways. … Continue reading The latest
Do you ever just sit in the dark in your living room and have a glass of wine, listening to the washer and dryer, and watch the Apple TV screen saver? No? Well, truth be told, I don't NORMALLY do that, but tonight that's exactly where I found myself. And it was somewhere around the … Continue reading Sunday Funday
Some of you may know, and maybe some of you will be surprised to know, but I have four tattoos. I see them all the time on people, and I like to ask what the story is behind each one... sometimes there is a good one, more often there is an embarrassing one that starts … Continue reading Tat talk
I'm a 'yes' man. Well, I'm clearly a woman, but you get where I'm going with this. I say yes to everything and to everyone. And I used to think that was a good thing! I don't mind being busy, or having a lot on my plate. I feel, probably like most of you, that … Continue reading Hurry up and slow down
Be honest, you totally clicked on this because it's Valentine's day and you thought I was being clever with my title and referring to a 'civil war' in my relationship. Sorry to disappoint! Today I'm writing about the actual Civil War. But I'm glad you're here! As I mentioned in my blog, Shalom Family, while … Continue reading Civil War
What do you do for Christmas? Do you have any traditions that you love? Is there anything, now that you're an adult, that you've done since you were a kid during the holiday season? Of course I mean other than the obvious Santa or Menorah things... Am I the only one who can honestly answer, … Continue reading Traditions
The term 'home' is growing ever more diluted for me. I've called so many places 'home' over the years, that I can't say I even could define it if I was pressed to tell you what that means to me. This isn't meant to be a sad sentiment. Quite the opposite, actually. My friend Tori- … Continue reading Who says you can’t go home?