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June 25, 2017

Red and yellow and pick and green,

Orange and purple and blue.

I can sing a rainbow, sing a rainbow,

Sing a rainbow, too.

Some of my fondest childhood memories with my dad were when we'd be in the car driving on our way to somewhere, and he would put in...

June 24, 2017

The summer sun has arrived in all its glory. My beloved tights and boots lie dormant in their closets, and I begin the countdown to autumn. To many, it may seem perplexing that I have such a love-to-hate relationship with summer--especially living in...

June 24, 2017

As a small child, I loved making little homes in pencil boxes or desk organizers for my tids and bits to rest. I took great care to fit each item into compartments and cubbies as if they were puzzle pieces. And every time I cleaned my room, I would r...

June 12, 2017

Big ideas may be overwhelming at their inception. We appreciate their enormity and all it means to undertake such a project or grow a dream. So, we make them into smaller, more manageable pieces.

And the anticipation deepens as we go, witnessing each...

June 11, 2017

fervently trying to grow to tall

in the direction from whence we came

finding calm in roots and earth

planting memories deeper still

ensuring a tethered spot for keeps

simply forgetting to learn from all

in new directions to broaden minds

finding light in w...

June 11, 2017

I think about boxes and structure and the comfort I find in the home we are together. I am a person who finds peace in the known, thrives on a productively dedicated routine, and experiences security in the ability to control my surroundings as much...

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