May 13, 2016


It’s Friday and I’m thinking about friendship. Thanking God for friendship, really.

Do you remember the days when you would write B/F/F at the bottom of letters that you passed in class? I remember some girls changing B/F/F’s more often than their clothes. And I’ve known some school-made B/F/F’s to last a lifetime. My mom’s elementary  B/F/F is her B/F/F to this day.

It’s easy to try to categorize your friendships and try to make them fit into an elementary B/F/F mold when nothing about life is elementary any more. I did this for a long time. I didn’t realize what I’ve kind of always known about myself . . .

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May 11, 2016


Here’s what I’m la la loving this week . . .

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May 10, 2016


Five. Five always feels official. Four felt like I could cheat and call you a toddler still. But five doesn’t work that way. Five means Kindergarten and all kinds of bigger kidness calling.

I finally understand why moms baby their babies. It’s hard to see them grow. You don’t look at milestones as firsts. You look at them as lasts.

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May 9, 2016


Did I ever tell you I wanted to be a nun?

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The Most Important Thing You Could Do Today


I don’t want to be bossy or anything, but here is the most important thing to do today . . .

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