• Four¬†

    August 26, 2017

    I published my thoughts on four years without Kaden over at Still Standing today. It’s been a very long time since I’ve written there, but I really wanted to branch out a bit. And it seemed a wonderful way to remember him.  So I sat at a bakery down the street from us, thought about…

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  • Holding On to the Creative

    August 24, 2017

    As the start of school gets closer for me (Monday!) after a bit of a break this summer, I find myself feeling almost panicky about it. Not so much about the class or the work. Or even getting it all done. Somehow I manage to even though I’m a terrible procrastinator. No, it’s none of…

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  • The Differences

    August 22, 2017

    Today Bella was sick. Well. Kind of sick. She ran a low fever this morning, said her stomach hurt. Char has had an upset stomach the past two days so I figured it went with it. She seemed fine once we got up, but I thought of how many times I’ve heard some of my…

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  • On Having a SAHD {Stay-At-Home Dad}

    August 19, 2017

    Sam was medically retired from the military last September. He’s rated as 100% disabled with PTSD alone, and a whole list of other issues that have ratings from 20-50%. This means that he can’t work right now, nor should he be working. His job is to heal, work with his doctors, and establish a new…

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