a love list

Since I've been pretty sick recently, my posts have been really heavy. While that can't be helped sometimes, I've decided to offset that with some gratitude. It's time for a love list of the good stuff. There are so many beautiful things in my life, big and small: my better half: our unruly herd: my…

100 Days by the numbers

Yesterday marked 100 days since I said goodbye to the vino - and girls margarita nights and hard apple ciders and those grape soda things - not unlike Zima - that they just came out with not too long ago. . . And these past 100 days, spent clear-headed and feeling like me again, have…

sometimes the answer is simple

Sometimes your shift really sucked out loud, you got off an hour late, you think NOTHING can help this situation. . . Then, driving by Sonic, you see that no one is there, as you remember that slushes are $0.99 at this time of day. And you pull in and Mumford and Sons is playing,…