Category Archives: Chapter 2

{ how do you spell love? }

  I have been sitting on these images for awhile. I wasn’t quite sure how to tell the story, but today feels like the day to spill it. As any parent of a pre-schooler does, we practice letters a lot. One morning we were really early for school, and so we decided to “practice” spelling […]

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{ this one is for you }

  The past few weeks I have written and rewritten many blog posts about things that had been weighing on my mind. Most of it has to do with family and most of it pretty personal – and I remember not too long ago when I would just spill it; always feeling better afterwards. Somehow […]

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{ a polaroid story }

      (1. Paige and Gracey Mae (Ry’s sister and daughter), 2. Pete and Dallerie (Ry’s Mom and Dad), 3. Claire Bear and Gracey, 4. Cutting the cake, 5 & 6. Dancing, 7. Dallerie and Paige, 8. My ring.)   We have had a house full of family and friends for the past week. […]

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{ Shadow Days }

    There was a lot going on as we headed out of town on Ry’s motorcycle. We were taking some time away as this was the weekend we were supposed to be getting married. And for a lot of reasons, we didn’t … even though we wanted to be. And he had already given […]

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{ story telling }

The kids and I took a walk downtown yesterday. We talked about the fundraiser for cancer research going on that night (that Caeden asked to NOT attend because “people still die so I just want to keep my money” – which is wrong on so many levels but, in a way, I understand where he […]

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