Earlier this week, my fantastic friend/foodie & health mentor wrote a post about what was going on in her kitchen. I thought I'd respond with information about the first interesting thing that's gone on in my kitchen since, well, we've lived here. Yesterday, I did some crazy shopping (replacing foods, buying ingredients to make my own… Continue reading What’s in my kitchen?
Shortly after we made the pregnancy news public, I wrote a post about my heart's selfish response to the initial news. I love that I took the time to write that, because now, I can write about the current state of my selfish heart & have that to look back on. We're 16 weeks pregnant,… Continue reading Babies, nests, & fish.
Warning: I think this will be a long post, but I'm really hoping that it will be worth your time to journey with me. Inspired by the last post, thanks to Dallas Clayton, here are my thoughts on why I (want to) write. At some point during this fantastic friend and family filled weekend, I… Continue reading Why I Write. (Part Two)
This week, I just can't shake the homesick for Africa feeling. It's like it's just in the air. Everything has made me think of it, everything has made me long to be back. I went back and read pages from my journal while I was there, and it was rough. Clearly, the writing was awful,… Continue reading In the Air
Last night, I watched "Blood Diamond" (about the diamond industry in South Africa) with my wonderful husband and one of our good friends, Matt. They had both seen it before, I had put it off for quite a while. Oh, it was an incredible film. The kind of film I would want to be a… Continue reading Life, Africa, & my heart.