Helping a Refugee Family

The Syrian Refugee crisis absolutely breaks my heart.  I am not exaggerating when I say I have lost sleep and shed tears numerous times thinking about the absolute hell these people are going through.  I know that somehow, this issue has become political, and frankly I think most of the rhetoric going around is inaccurate.Continue reading “Helping a Refugee Family”

Go Home and Love Your Family

Here is the next post in our Best of 2016 series. This post was first published on Election Day on Figuring Out the Plot. Re-publishing it on Inauguration Day seems fitting.  “If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.” -St. Teresa of Calcutta By the end of today, about halfContinue reading “Go Home and Love Your Family”

Funny Convetsations with Husband

Me: Guess who’s pregnant!? Husband: Better not freakin’ be us! {It’s not us, for the record.} —- Husband (looking around our living room):  It looks like someone had a college party in here but with tractors and blocks instead of beer cans! — {Watching Friebds and Chandler and Monica are slow dancing to the mixedContinue reading “Funny Convetsations with Husband”

Little House Tour (Guest bedroom and bath)

And the tour continues!   When we first bought the house, this was our master.  Now, I am not sure how we fit our king sized bed in there at all!  Ah, we were newlyweds and so happy to be living together….now we are old married folk who need their space! So here we haveContinue reading “Little House Tour (Guest bedroom and bath)”