This Christmas Season

March came and went. The summer flew by. Grad school finally ended. Zac and I both started new jobs. Fall erupted into brilliant colors which have long since faded into browns. Halloween & Thanksgiving passed by like a breath. Now onto Christmas. How is it that my sweet husband and I have been married for…

Short, Fragile & Unexpected

Life is short. Life is fragile. Life is unexpected. And we waste much of it on worrying and complaining. In the end, we mourn lost opportunities, lost time, lost joy. I don’t know when our final days on this earth will coalesce, but I do know that I want to cherish every moment. Life is…

Poetry Posts: Week 2

Escape It was seven at night As I watched you dance Between swerving tires. You leaned left, Then right, Then stopped. I thought you were hit, But you scurried away To the safety of the grass. Skunk 1, Car 0. •••••••• Wind It’s considerate, really, of the wind To engage the leaves in dance, To…