Tag Archive: simplify

Around here…

My mom poked me yesterday about not posting much on here anymore. She said the gaps between entries are getting farther and farther apart, and I know she's right. I hate the idea of this place fading away for me, so I'm determined to get back into the habit. I am tempted to say that I don't have time to write like I used to, but I don't think that's entirely true. I know that while I may not have time to write as often as I'd like, I do have enough time to do more than I have been. I will continue to try.

Anyway, there is so much to share. I don't really want to dive into all the complicated stuff today- except to say that things have, in fact, been a bit complicated.… Continue Reading...

Naptime rambling…

There are few things that bring me as much joy as ripe tomatoes. It’s fun to see how easily pleased I am when it comes down to it. Strip away the distractions, the stress, the tired mama, the list of things that never seems to get smaller… and all that’s left is a girl who loves her family, friends, herself, good music, warm sun and a cool breeze, and the smell of tomato plants on her skin. I need to remember that in the days to come. Things are good, but I’m tired a lot. When I’m tired, specifically tired and touched-out, it’s hard for me to keep perspective. I’ve found there have been several times in the past week where I’ve felt unreasonable or weepy or whatever, and I knew it was just because I needed a little space or rest but couldn’t get it.… Continue Reading...