Not a Mommy Blogger


Since I’ve been living in Utah again, I’ve had lots of opportunities to meet fellow bloggers. Combined with the blogging conferences I’ve attended over the last 2 years, I’ve made some amazing contacts. Some are photography bloggers, some are adoption advocates, some do professional blogging on behalf of businesses. Last week I attended a meetup […]

The Dark Side


For so long, I’ve been putting off this post. It’s tough to talk about personal, difficult things in a public forum like a blog.¬† I’ve had so many people check up on me…wondering why I’m not blogging, why I’m not showing up to social events, or why I just haven’t acted like myself. I thought […]

Despair and Euphoria


Melancholy Indulgent Narcissistic Overly-critical Impatient Unrealistic Moody Contrary Impulsive Unforgiving Wistful Confused Irreverent Recently I’ve had a difficult time figuring out who I am. I feel like my life is a constant state of change, and so many elements are beyond my control. When I am in a depressive episode (nearly a year now), I […]

6 Months in Michigan


I can hardly believe that our family has been living in Michigan for 6 months now! Here are a few of my favorite things about living here: -Living in the same state as my husband!-Fireflies!!! (Rosie and I counted over 70 of them last night)-Diet Vernor’s Ginger Ale-Partying with the Pearces-Leo’s Coney Island-Mike, Erin and […]

I just don’t really know what to say…


With news like this …it’s hard to be optimistic about the future of my husband’s career. I have no idea if my husband will be out of a job by the time the NWA/Delta merger happens. But with all the regionals that have gone under in the last two months, it doesn’t look good for […]