This week.

I don’t know about you, but I’m a huge believer in the power of routine. Before bed, I sweep the kitchen, wipe down counters, pack lunches, and fill the French press and kettle to assure amazing coffee the next morning without even having to open my eyes all the way. Once Willy and the boys are off … [Read more…]

This week.

It’s the last week of summer break here! Backpacks are loaded, school clothes are folded and on the shelves, I’m actually excited to pack lunches tonight…. (We are aiming for the tastiest school lunches we have ever put together, because THAT’S how we find drive to make 9,875 school lunches without having our souls sucked out!) The boys … [Read more…]

One of many.

August 13, 2015    Ten years. Ten years ago, amidst swing dances and cake and serenades and (almost) all of our favorite people, Willy and I promised to be better together than apart. In sickness and in health. For richer and poorer. For better or worse. We had no idea on that day what a celebration of our vows … [Read more…]

Let’s start here.

February 15, 2013. The twins and Willy were gone to school and work for the day. Three-year-old Eric and I were doing our usual thing: he played on the couch while I gracelessly heaved my way through a Jillian workout because “this time I’m going to finish the whole program!” Not quite through the end … [Read more…]