Little al

My beautiful niece was born… on March 15th! I’m a terrible aunt and just now getting to the announcement. But this way I have a few more pictures to post of her precious face. She was dubbed Little Al on this blog, but I’m breaking the rules for just one post and revealing her real-life name as it’s … More Little al

Falling slowly

Autumn… the year’s last, loveliest smile. – William Cullen Bryant This time of year always brings a quiet nostalgia. It is a season of silent changes and a subtle build of anticipation. We’re nearing the end of the year, and it is always a strange sensation of attempting to slow time while looking forward to … More Falling slowly

Some ramblings

We have less than a month to the first day of autumn, and I am trying to hold back my giddy squeals in honor of my promise to enjoy the rest of summer. There are giddy squeals galore on the inside though, and a little bit of foot stomping as my weather app is showing … More Some ramblings

Are you a writer?

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything you gave me.” ~ Erma Bombeck For many years I refused to refer to myself as a ‘writer.’ John Steinbeck is a writer, Ernest Hemingway, … More Are you a writer?