I suppose one might expect that major life transition would breed a sense of questioning the future. Still, I've been surprised at myself how all the shifts in our last 6 months have birthed a new curiosity in me... a wondering what's next and a desire to plan for it. Let me explain. You already … Continue reading Dreaming
I know I said I probably wouldn't see ya'll again til we were Stateside. But today we have some downtime and rather than pack or clean (or even nap!), I'm letting my mind wander to the upcoming joys of the new home we will be building together. Ever the planner, I've got checklists and spreadsheets … Continue reading Deeper down the rabbit hole
A few months ago, I wrote a post called "Things I will miss, things I will not." The idea was to take honest stock of our life here and celebrate the good stuff (the things I will miss when we return home this summer), as well as just sort of vent about the things that get … Continue reading Things I will miss… food edition.
I find myself making these mental lists all the time... things I will miss, things I will not. What will I long for when this year is over and I'm back in my Mountain Hometown? And what things will cause me to kiss that mountain dirt for gladness that it's all behind me? Some days … Continue reading Things I will miss, things I will not.
We've been in Asia for two weeks today. The girls are napping as I fight the mid-afternoon energy lull, sprawled out on the stiff living room sofa. It's a far cry in coziness from the leather sectional at Mimi's, but I will waste no time in proclaiming that this little apartment of ours feels very … Continue reading The New Nest