a recommitment to slowing down

A few weeks ago I made my first trip to Illinois. We spent a couple of days in Chicago, but the real purpose of the trip was to attend my husband’s grandmother’s memorial in Putnum, Illinois. His maternal side of the family comes from a long line of corn and soy bean farmers – I’m […]

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new year intentions

I’m a big “to-do” list maker, and the start of the new year is no exception. My biggest challenge is reining in my long lists, so I’m left with a few realistic goals I can conceivably accomplish.  Often my intentions follow some sort of pattern or fit into the same general realm – whether it be […]

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new year

Yes, I’m jumping on the bandwagon of New Year resolutionists. But, I make them every year along with my bajillion other lists of goals. I could say that this year will be different – that I’ll stick to my resolutions and fulfill all my goals – but I say that every year along with everyone else. All this is to […]

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BOLD

I always have a list of running goals I want to accomplish. Some of my past bucket lists have worked better than others, but currently I have an itemized list of 25 things I want to accomplish while I’m 25. So for this new year, instead of making a list of new year resolutions, which […]

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the new year

A few days late, but we’ve been traveling through Texas the past two weeks. I’ll have a list of my new year goals coming to the blog soon, but for now I wanted to share the few phrases I’m hoping to live by this year (my form of a new year resolution). slow down, look […]

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the happiness project

I said I would be back with my 2013 resolutions, and I am. Better late than never, right? We went on our trip to San Francisco this past week, and Whitney starts work today. I don’t know why I thought it would be plausible to fulfill my resolutions with the move and the craziness that […]

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365 Project

Now that I’m finally all caught up with the holidays, the wedding, and photoshoots (almost), I can finally get into this new year and our new home in California. Like everyone, I had my list of resolutions I hastily put together on New Year’s Eve as we sat in our Super 8 motel in Arizona. […]

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