A Happy New-ish Year!

We’ve gotten to the part of January where it can be a little awkward to extend the Happy New Year greeting, where we are teetering at the edge of finishing that first diet week, and when the swear jar is much fuller than we intended it to be when that resolution was made in December. But…

Review: A Time to Die

A Time to Die by Nadine Brandes My rating: 4 of 5 stars I need to start this brief review by clarifying that I am not really a fan of dystopian stories. But hearing Nadine state recently that her intent was to add a hopeful aspect to this typically gloomy genre made me want to…

Musical Monday: O God Forgive Us

I’m listening to this song as I start off this dreary Monday morning, cup of coffee at my desk. The Christmas lights from the night before are twinkling through the fog. It’s the type of day that feels like it’s 2 o’clock in the afternoon all day long. Perfect for napping, which my little one probably…

What is love?

(Baby don’t hurt me, no more) Had to get that out of my system. Really, this is simply a quick note, a reminder for myself more than anyone else. I used to think that love meant my parents coming to pick me up when I was stuck in a bad situation, or buying me shoes I…