the sled.

Call it a recharge. You know, that trip that you take as a family that’s a little bit off-the-grid. Out of the way. Up too high in altitude or out too far into the woods to have good wifi. Those are my favorite. They’re days filled with board games, leisurely breakfasts in your pjs and […]

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the wind.

I have a not-so-secret secret. I love the ocean. The smell, the sand, the warm. The sound. On windy days, I love to close my eyes and listen to the wind raging around the house, and I pretend that there are ocean waves rising, falling, crashing. And then I go outside. Not the same.

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the baseball.

His first word was “ball.” We would spend hours, while he was still just crawling, when I would roll the ball to him and he would throw it back to me. Now…he dreams in baseball. He breathes it in and breathes it out. He arranges his life for it and in it. And I see […]

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the men.

My birthday. My men. They took me out on the town tonight for a fancy dinner, which didn’t fill up the little ones’ tummies, and then through Chick-Fil-A on the way home. First dinner? $175. Second dinner? $15. Winner winner? The chicken dinner. Wouldn’t have changed a single thing.

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the reality.

It’s surprising to see yourself on film. The wrinkles…ok ok, the laugh lines. The not-so-young-looking version of you that everyone else sees daily, but you? Not so much. I was shocked to see the aged face, but then I took a closer look. Of course, I had to put my glasses on first to take […]

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date night.

We’re so awkward in front of the camera. We decided then, to trek in our gear to a favorite spot and take our own pictures. Real. Us. In a little spot of warm sunshine with no audience. It was the best date night.

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