Nanny Diary

So much of my life looks like me trying to do something that I think will be good or helpful  and proceeding to make things more difficult. (Like last week when I hit the garage door opener right after Mark had hit it. I thought I had opened it… when really I had closed it. … More Nanny Diary


Welp here goes nothing! It’s been 9 months since I last posted on my blog… 17 drafts have come and gone since then as I have been attempting to figure out what to post that I will want to go back and read later. I share most of my blog type posts over on Instagram … More 2017


I’ve been waiting for something to say, but there are no “right” words that have come to me to explain the heartbreak, doubts and immense number of questions that have messed with my mind for over two weeks. Norm said in his sermon what I’ve battled with in my heart… when we face a tragedy, … More Broken

My Heroes

Not all heroes wear capes. Some heroes encourage you to photograph life because it’s beautiful. Some heroes comfort you without saying a word. Some heroes welcome sunshine into their homes and it spills out of their hearts. Some heroes take time to listen. Some heroes do incredible acrobatics. Some heroes drink coffee. Some heroes cook … More My Heroes

New Year New Body

With the dawn of a new year, many people are ready for a “new you”…. or them. or me. or whatever they are saying about changing themselves into something new! Even though it is only the 9th day of the new year, I already have my new body. It is perfect and it arrived on … More New Year New Body

Bye Bye Bad Mood

Michigan winters are long. Even without snow, the gray skies and the chilly air make it feel ridiculously long. There have been a few days lately where I’ve been in a weird mood and it has been hard to pull out of it. One of the first things I read yesterday morning was an article … More Bye Bye Bad Mood