I Can’t Catch My Breath

May is Mental Health Awareness month. It’s important! I love people who are now or have in the past struggled with anxiety, depression, panic attacks, or suicidal thoughts. I am one of those people. At one point of time in my life or another, I’ve struggled with all those things. Sometimes all at once. So, …

A Laughing Heart

It was raining last Friday. I came home from CrossFit already damp with sweat and went immediately outside to stand in the rain. The rain poured down my face and trickled down my back as I lifted my face to the sky. Suddenly, and without too much thought, my feet stepped off the patio and into the grass. What happened next both surprised and delighted me.

2021 Snow, Freezing Rain, Busted Pipes, and Fires

We've had a fire in our fireplace since Sunday. We let if die down last night as we slept through the night. While cleaning the ash I discovered a few coals hidden in the ash, so built another fire from those coals. And since the power was surging, I cooked breakfast near the coals.Sometimes, we …