We're down to four weeks left in this special and trying year abroad... just 28 sleeps between me and the airplane that will carry me back to my homeland. I've been tossing and turning most nights, distracted by the excitement of all the new days coming. Mentally arranging furniture in our new house and dreaming … Continue reading New days coming
There's something like 48 days until we go home. Okay, okay. There are exactly 48. Yes, I counted. Am counting. Am recounting every morning and checking my calendar to be sure I have the number correct. I don't know how to really describe the super weird dichotomy of the passing days here. It would be … Continue reading In all this waiting
I've been coughing for a week from somewhere deep in my chest. There's a feeling of thickness, I suppose you'd call it, just at the bottom of my throat. My chest feels tight and my eyes are watery... the sky today is an opaque grey-orange. I can barely see buildings 3 miles away. When we made … Continue reading Slow Fashion October// Introduction
I've logged a lot of hours in the corner of this leather sectional. My in-laws, bless them, have given us a home the last three weeks, and we will be here until our departure for Asia in just two more. Their home is grand but regularly empty, as the two generations that live here work … Continue reading Summer of Transition
My name is Erin. There will be a lot more time for pleasantries... more details about my life, my home, my dreams and passions, and definitely my kiddos. But today I felt the need to just start writing. I created this domain oh, I don't know, a few months ago, on the heels of even more … Continue reading Here goes nothing…
I have dreams of writing here full-time. And while I created the domain months ago, it has been a blank space since. Tonight, I am not ready to commit to the birth of what I hope this will become. But I cannot let the night pass by without committing the memories of the last 48 hours … Continue reading Losing house, but not home.