The Night I Almost Got Eaten by Crickets

Good southern girls aren’t afraid of the dark.  Neither are good Canadian girls for that matter.  BUT.  I think people with really good imaginations (like moi) should be given more credit for doing even SLIGHTLY scary things.  Like taking my dog for a walk after dark in my new (country) neighborhood.  It’s not like we’reContinue reading “The Night I Almost Got Eaten by Crickets”

I’m a flailing Blue Whale

I’m in bed at 8:00pm.  I.am.exhausted.  EVERYTHING needs to be thought about.  Where to go for groceries, how to get there, how to get back.  Why does everything look the same!?  WHERE ARE THE AVOCADO’S!?  Ellie will not be happy without her daily avocado hair treatment.  She gets some in her belly too, it justContinue reading “I’m a flailing Blue Whale”

I Choose Awesomeness, or, at least the POSSIBILITY of awesomeness.

Possibilities.  Life is full of infinite possibilities.  Left, or right?  Frosted chocolate-y O’s or shredded wheat?  Some choices are obvious (frosted chocolate-y O’s).  Some choices give you an immediate result.  (Sugar high, blissful sugar high!)  Some choices take years to uncover the consequences and sometimes we never find out at all if we made aContinue reading “I Choose Awesomeness, or, at least the POSSIBILITY of awesomeness.”

The Last Days of Virginia, wait IN Virginia. Virginia will be just fine without us.

A beautiful morning today, one of the last mornings I will spend at this townhouse in Virginia.  Feeling a little melancholy even though this place never really felt like home.  I always knew it was temporary and Texas was our next move.  The only thing I really loved here was the yoga studio, Radiance, and that weContinue reading “The Last Days of Virginia, wait IN Virginia. Virginia will be just fine without us.”