Everything Changes

If my life had a soundtrack I believe the song “Everything Changes” from Waitress would be heavily featured. The first part that truly speaks to me goes like this: “Today’s a day like any other But I’m changed I am a mother Oh, in an instant And who I was has disappeared It doesn’t matter, … Continue reading Everything Changes

I do

15 years ago this month Kevin and I went on our first date at Living History Farms. 14 years ago tomorrow we were married there. We were so young but felt a little old at the time to just be getting married…sigh. I see our wedding picture every day and I almost don’t recognize us. … Continue reading I do

Not Great

This is Grace’s communication book from school. She’s had a lot of “not great” days this year. I’m glad the school tells us, but it’s hard to see. First, it makes me sad. I want her to do well. I want her to pay attention, learn, be part of the action. I want her to … Continue reading Not Great

Summer

I am looking forward to summer. I want lemonade, fresh fruit, berry crisp, miniature golfing, and the feeling of the sun and heat soaking in. I want less responsibility. Fewer things to juggle. A break. To get to summer we’ve had to get past the last few weeks. Grace had surgery last week in Minnesota … Continue reading Summer