Wiggle, Wiggle, Gone

Loose Tooth

It started like this: Savannah: “Mom, my tooth feels funny.” Me (checking tooth): “Oh, honey that’s because it’s loose!” (internally freaking out, externally motioning for Geoff to Google it, Google it, GOOGLE IT!) Savannah: “Oh no! Is it going to fall out?” Me (trying to remain calm as Geoff scrambles to uncover whether we have a […]

Weekend Links #9

Weekend Links

Hey guys, remember these? Yeah, me neither. I’m feeling a little rusty in the weekend link department but we’re going to forge ahead like it hasn’t been two months since my last click happy post since I know you’re all dying for an update on my latest internet wanderings. Humor me. Please. 1 // While […]

Documenting June: A(nother) List

Ozark View

In the twenty-minute process of staring at my computer screen trying to decide what to blog about I’ve concluded that contentment provides little fodder for over-thinking writers like myself, which makes me seriously question the intent of past posts. Were they sincere reflections or all just prettified complaints – rose-covered dirt heaps delivered straight to […]

Midwest Ocean

River

When the vinyl seats squeak under the weight of your wet feet. When the towels smell like a mid-July cocktail of sunscreen and bug spray. When the speakers pulse with Rascal Flatts and Jimmy Buffet and long-awaited playlists. When the cold shocks your back end as you hang off the boat to pee. When the […]