Fighting Expectation

  I am 28 years old.  There are certain things that are expected. I should have a house, and a successful career. Hard as I try, I struggle with these. In the last year, both of these things were within reach. Yet the goal in sight, I began to doubt myself. A steady corporate career didn’tContinue reading “Fighting Expectation”

Lazy Sunday

Today was a beautiful day, because I was alive. with my husband out of town, it was a quiet weekend.  I missed him, but enjoyed the two days of quiet.  As an introvert, the quiet allows me to recharge, and I am thankful for it.  I got the chores all done.  I made a heartyContinue reading “Lazy Sunday”

Winter Blues

Lately it has been so cold it has been a challenge to get outside.  In New Hampshire the end of December met us with a deep freeze. Many day, the mercury didn’t have the strength to creep above 10 degrees, which made getting outside difficult. The cold stings your face, and creeps under your skin,Continue reading “Winter Blues”

Goals for 18

So we are  just over a week  into the New Year. It is funny, how much hype there is going into the end of the year. Yet as we pass into the New Year, it simply disappears. Honestly I am not a fan of the holidays. I prefer the quiet calmness that meets us inContinue reading “Goals for 18”

A Change of Heart.

I hope that this finds you in good spirits. First off, Happy New Year!  I hope that you all had a great 2017. I am writing here to announce something exciting. I will be returning to this blog.  I enjoyed being part of the community here, and I want to return. I didn’t realize howContinue reading “A Change of Heart.”

Life in 2017

Suddenly we are at the end of another year. As surprising as it is, I think that many people are happy to be at the end of 2016. Between deaths, the election, and world events, it has been a rough and tumble year. Overall there is a lot of negativity going around. Being an empatheticContinue reading “Life in 2017”

Post November

Here were are again, at the end of another year. As I get older I feel as if the years go by quicker. That may just be the schedule though. I work full time, and in my free time I am writing or taking pictures. I am happiest when I am creating. For many peopleContinue reading “Post November”

secrets of the desert

They had been driving down the highway further into the west. They had come out of the Rocky Mountains and were made it across the Utah border. The day was coming to a close as Mary pulled of the highway. “why don’t we try to find a campground?” Emma said “ looked at the mapContinue reading “secrets of the desert”

Spooky Stories

I have never been a Summer person. I love the crisp weather and shortening days of Fall. Each year I look forward to early October. Right now in southern New Hampshire we are almost near peak foliage. We have had a dry year, so everyone expected foliage to be early this year. We have hadContinue reading “Spooky Stories”

Seasons Changing

So here we are, almost halfway through the week already. I never used to believe the adults when they said as you got older time went by fast. They were right. All around us the leaves are changing, the weather is getting colder. I still can’t believe the Summer is gone. We are getting readyContinue reading “Seasons Changing”