Maine Reflections Part 1: Acadia National Park

I started off 2019 with only one definite plan for the year: a vacation in the beautiful state of Maine during the first week of August. At the time it felt like the wait of a lifetime, but we were riding up to the airport at 4:00am before I knew it. Before now, vacation to… Continue reading Maine Reflections Part 1: Acadia National Park

Day 1: Operation Period Update

I heard someone the other day say that they needed to get back on the wagon. They felt like they had been indulging a little too much, and that it was time to get back on track. This phrase is not revolutionary; in fact, it’s common for people to feel like they bounce on and… Continue reading Day 1: Operation Period Update

18 Things I Learned in 2018

2018 was all over the place. Since the first and second halves of my year were so different, it is almost hard to believe they can be classified together. The year started off with me living alone in my brand new house while I waited for Noah to graduate college. I was a bright red-haired… Continue reading 18 Things I Learned in 2018

A Time for Transparency

Flashback to a little over two months ago. I was sitting on this same couch writing a post of happiness, a post of new beginnings. How strange it is that as I reflect on my own words and think about my past mindset, I am living out what that very blog is aimed to encourage.… Continue reading A Time for Transparency