I ran away for …


I ran away for a little bit today. My head was cluttered. I couldn't prioritize. I was spinning my wheels as my head raced. I didn't know what to start first. I started and stopped 10 different tasks.So I played hooky. I ran to Creve Ceour Lake, rented a kayak, and headed out...to somewhere... as … Continue reading I ran away for …

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13 Weekends


I read this morning there are 13 weekends between Memorial Day and Labor Day. I want those times to fun and memorable for me and my family but I struggle with balancing doing nothing, with feeling like I should do something, with life is short, with my homebody DH, with my friends are a priority … Continue reading 13 Weekends

If I got hit by a bus today


A few members of our team have shared some interesting conversations and follow up emails last week. The main subject is if I die. In and of itself this topic is a bit disconcerting. But, we were mostly talking about properly sharing and storing passwords to our bank accounts, document storage, and other important pieces … Continue reading If I got hit by a bus today

In celebration …


In celebration of my last birthday ever *wink,winkDonate $39 during the month of June to The Sparrow's Nest and be entered into a drawing for one of 3 gift cards to my top 3 favorite places.1. Starbucks2. Wehrenberg Theaters3. Mario's Gyros and Donuts.You can donate through our secure website at http:www.TheSparrowsNestStl.orgYou can start the old … Continue reading In celebration …

My blood is boi…


My blood is boiling. I worked all weekend on finding housing for a 16 year old and her 3 month old baby. She was supposedly "just young and bewildered." She lost her mom not too long ago. She was a good Catholic girl that just got swept along in public school.Hockey pucks.Turns out I've inadvertantly … Continue reading My blood is boi…

Back when I was…


Back when I was a kid was trending recently and I had too many things to tweet. (I know odd, me, not filling up the timeline, who knew?) I honestly do not know what has happened to the last 25 years. I'm approaching a major age milestone but I still feel like I'm no more than … Continue reading Back when I was…

Hit In The Teeth


I got hit in the teeth this afternoon. By a group of individuals I thought loved me. And it knocked the breath out of me and knocked me to my knees. Isaiah 54:15 - If anyone does attack you, it will not be my doing; whoever attacks you will surrender to you. However, within minutes … Continue reading Hit In The Teeth

How’s Your Forever Fairytale?


I'm just going to come out and say it. Tonight was not the best date night ever. We got to the movie after it was sold out. We decided to come back after shopping for shoes for him, eating an exotic dinner at Chick Fil A where we discussed home improvement projects. When we came … Continue reading How’s Your Forever Fairytale?

I’m big stuff


I can get pretty high and mighty. Whatever self esteem issues I may have I more than compensate with obnoxious confidence when I am driven towards a goal. I can boast an open mind and big dreams. I know my place in the kingdom. I recognize that power and might. And then somebody has to … Continue reading I’m big stuff