Deeper Still.

Today is a good day. Today, Mom, Dad, Stephen, Emily and I pile into a car to meet my extended family in South Carolina to watch my twin baby cousins graduate from high school. At least, they were babies yesterday. They just love it when I remind them of that. I ADORE my … [Read more...]

Towards the Sound of Guns.

The other day, I picked up Kellan’s copy of “It Happened on the Way to War”, and began to read. Authored by a marine, he references over and over again the idea that “marines move towards the sound of guns.”Towards the sound of guns. I’ve mulled it over and played with it in my … [Read more...]

The Bathroom Floor. [A Broken Hallelujah.]

I am thankful for a husband who loves me even when I’m breaking. Who knows when I’m crying on the bathroom floor, and instead of going on a run or telling me to get up, comes to sit down beside me and pulls me, shaking, into his lap. How did you know I was crying? He smiles … [Read more...]

A Time to Dance.

It’s impossible for me to think about dancing without thinking about Ian. When we were little, my Mom and Dad used to have us kids [at the time, just Ian, Stephen and I] clean up the kitchen after dinner. This inevitably took worlds more time than would have otherwise been … [Read more...]