Open Letter to my friend that is making a similar journey that I made 5 years ago…

Dear friend, I remember the day well. Our church friends came and helped us pack up most of our belongings into a truck that was too small but somehow expanded in a quasi-loaves-and-fish sort of way. It was hard. And the next day, we left. Our family went on a new adventure. Now it’s yourContinue reading “Open Letter to my friend that is making a similar journey that I made 5 years ago…”

Lessons from the Ugly Brown Couch

This past week, there has been great discussion amongst my friends about what I refer to as the “ugly brown couch.”  Really, it is ugly.  I’m not sure that it has ever really “seen better days,” but Racer says that it has.  This is my understanding of the story of our couch. The couch was pulledContinue reading “Lessons from the Ugly Brown Couch”

The New Mommy

Hi.  I’m the New Mommy.  No, I’m not A new mommy, I’m THE New Mommy.  You know the one.  You don’t know or remember my name, I don’t have the right school sticker on my car, my toddler is forward-facing in the car seat, I’m looking around for the bathrooms because my preschooler didn’t goContinue reading “The New Mommy”