The “D” word was never allowed in our home. It was never an option. Not even as a joke. Strictly forbidden. Catching on to how I said “was”?
My husband and I have reached a very real point in our marriage where it is an option and we are carefully trying to discern if that is our only option at the moment.
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Listen: We can’t be there for others if we can’t be there for ourselves. Continue reading You Can Do It…Even When You Can’t
Recently I embarked on a 45 day transformation challenge through my kickboxing gym, I Love Kickboxing Kirkland. 45 days to get into the gym and transform yourself from the inside out. Something everyone wants to do right? The motivation? $20,000 for the 1st place contestant. Now, the odds of me winning that, very slim considering there were over 3,000 others doing this challenge. I gave … Continue reading The Art of Deception
Ukulele tabs for Somewhere Over the Rainbow -Rendition by Leanne & Naara (scroll down to the end to see their video) Note: I placed a capo on the first fret and shifted the notes down one fret and played on as normal. Be sure to read my post The Gift of Music to understand this post. Enjoy! G … Continue reading Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Leanne & Naara for Ukulele
We’ve all heard the song Somewhere Over the Rainbow. There are many renditions out there too. By far the most popular one I’ve heard (and this can very well be a generation based observation) is Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World by Israel Kamakawiwoʻole. It’s definitely one of my favorites. Now, remember how I said I love to try new things? Well, 2 birthdays ago, … Continue reading The Gift of Music
To love unconditionally, as I have learned, is to love someone beyond their flaws. It is to love them through their failures. To love them through disappointments and let downs. It is also to be loved unconditionally in return. Continue reading I Do, Take Two
So I’ll try. I will continue to try. This isn’t the kind of try that I have been trying these past 5.5 years. This kind of try requires a whole new level of strength, humility, effort, and energy. It’s something new. So I have to try. Continue reading Sometimes I can’t…Sometimes I can