Your Daily Unplug #2

When Justin and I were first married, I called my mom all the time. It was usually because I had a cooking question, but sometimes it was just to catch up. Over the years, our phone conversations have tapered off a bit. I suppose I can contribute some of that to the...

Don’t Rush It

He gets my jokes. The sincerity of the smile that spreads across his face when I say something that really makes him laugh threatens to crack my heart right in two. He is sensitive, but in a shy kind of hidden way. I catch glimpses of it in his eyes when he leans down...

Your Daily Unplug

I am so excited to introduce you to your daily unplug. Oh, how I need this so. This summer, we were visiting my parents and I was in the throes of monitoring my teenager’s social media interactions when my mom looked at me and said, “Boy, am I glad we...

I’m Late. I’m Late. I’m Late.

No.  I am not pregnant.Now that we got that out of the way, I was thinking this morning about how I am always late.  To everything.  If you’ve known me long enough, you know that I generally arrive 5 minutes late almost everywhere I go almost all...

It’s Hard for Everyone

When I was in college, I remember stomping around one night, so frustrated that I had deadlines to meet, and papers to write, classes to plan for (I was student teaching), and studying to do.  One of my roommates grabbed me by the shoulders, looked me straight in...