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a Mom-type birthday

a Mom-type birthday

If you are a mom, this may or may not be what you experience on your birthday: The tiny baby wakes up twice during the night after a fortnight tease of sleeping 12 hours straight. So you’re pretty dang tired when you wake up on your birthday. But that’s okay because your kick-ass husband the […]

Oh warm and sunny Northwest...

Oh warm and sunny Northwest…

It was kind of cruel how beautiful the weather was during our trip to Portland and Oceanside, Oregon. Cloudless, highs in the low 80’s. After a summer of Texas rain (aka: torrential downpours that leave the sweltering air smelling like fetid rotting vegetation and swarming with man-eating insects) the Northwest seemed like heaven. I miss […]