Oh, words four days now the busyness has swept in. I’ve swept away dirt thoughts dead- lines check marks on my floor and mental black- bored without you. Missing you sweet, sweet words. Together, let’s move forward- once again leaving the dust and past behind.
I remember being terrified as I hid under my oak school desk with my hands wrapped around my head. Tornado warning sirens and even preparedness drills in my midwestern school as a kindergarten girl left a deep imprint in my soul. And those were just drills… warnings. This storm was Oh. So. Real. Unthinkable. Unimaginable. […]
We live in South East Florida, one of the country’s prime spots for sea turtle nesting. For weeks now on my morning walks, I’ve seen their tracks and nests. Once again, the Lord has shown me one of my greatest lessons through the sea. With two small boys and only a handful of night […]
Blog moving is just about as fun as house-moving. HAH! Something we’re all too familiar with… Let’s see… in the past 11 years since Luis and I met, I’ve lived… …Jupiter, Florida …Orlando, Florida …Myrtle Beach, South Carolina …Las Vegas, Nevada …Europe- all over, but mostly from the back of our Volvo XC90 (Spain, Italy, France, […]
A little word art… from old travel books and my photos…inspired by an article I read in Florida Weekly about an artist named Austin Kleon. In between preparing to move and renovate a new home, homeschooling and keeping our family running, I’ve been following along on a 15-day writer’s challenge from a friend and mentor, Jeff Goins. Last night, […]
This morning, my homeschool day was pushed aside to have just one more “play-date”. A chain of events spawned by my distractions out of the house led to a Pelligrino bottle crashing onto the floor at Whole Foods and shattering into thousands of pieces- half of which ended up in my son’s flip flops. We […]
I don’t remember where I stumbled upon that quote ages ago, but it has stuck with me- perhaps painted a bit of its truth in my heart. Perhaps it is because I am an artist whose heart and desire to create beauty was shut inside for many years and now is bursting out like a […]
I love & live in these Crocs at the beach. Living at the beach really has its share of life lessons. One of the loudest for me has been that life can be a perma-cation. We haven’t always lived at the beach, but it’s something I’ve dreamt of since I was a little girl and […]