Plan

I love being a stay-at-home mom, but I don’t always handle the quiet well. The TV is generally tuned in to something innocuous—just to keep me company, really—though I often have no idea what’s happening in the shows I’m purportedly “watching.” I don’t mind the solitude. It’s the silence that gets to me. Once in … More Plan

A Season of Simplicity

It’s been snowing this week. That’s not unusual in most parts of the country, but here, we never know whether we’ll have snow on the ground in December, much less a white Christmas. It’s beautiful when the sun breaks gleaming over the white-frosted rooftops, making the snow-laden trees glow as they catch the light. Yesterday … More A Season of Simplicity

Team

This morning, I sat across a breakfast table from two of my oldest and most beloved friends, and I realized just how much I have taken for granted all these years. Katie and I have been friends since I walked into a new school on the first day of fourth grade. She introduced herself to me that day, and she’s … More Team