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on courage

Sometimes perfectionist slips in here, only wanting to present that part of our life which is pretty and organized and complete (even in thought). I try to sit down and write out the drafted in-betweens, the messy [emotional, physical, spiritual]…

in the bag

Have you read The Goldfinch yet? When Bri from Mamages asked me to share what I've been carrying around in my bag recently, I had to include this read. I've literally toted it with me everywhere the last month, finding random 15 minute intervals…

linger / buy / read / try

We've been trying to regain some sort of routine this week, and of course, are still unpacking and shifting around spaces. Still, I'm grateful it's Friday. This weekend we'll be going to early Saturday morning soccer games, working on more…

linger / buy / read / try

I can't believe we're already entering our last full week of March next week, but I'm grateful Spring has arrived again. The sun has been warmer and already I'm dreaming of day trips to the beach like last summer. This week, I stumbled across…

mixtape no. 04

We're right in the middle of our move now, straddled between two places, sleeping on floors, loading and unloading until exhaustion. The sun has been shining the last two days, reminding me that Winter is not forever and Spring is coming soon.…

linger / buy / read / try

Hallelujah, it's Friday! This week, in addition to all our typical work, we've been busy plugging away on our new space and are planning to spend the weekend painting the indoors and cleaning out more overgrowth in the yard. The weather…

linger / buy / read / try

We watched the sun rise this morning for the first time in weeks due to clouds, the perfect and most simplest of gifts on Valentine's Day. Although I'm not sure why, this week seemed particularly exhausting, so I'm fairly thrilled that Friday's…

linger / buy / read / try

I'm not sure if it's the grey skies or the cold, damp air, but I've felt so tired this week. This weekend, I'm looking forward to some restful time in PJs (by 8:00 last night), dinner with family and friends, and seeing the sunshine again…