the waiting

January 23, 2015

Life right now feels a bit like a waiting room. I wrote that sentence earlier this morning and stared at it for the longest time. I wasn’t sure I liked it or if I even agreed with it. The great thing about typing is that you can edit. A few punches on the right key […]

oh, new orleans

January 19, 2015

This past weekend we went back to New Orleans. I’ll admit I was a little nervous about meeting her again. When we lived there last September I fell hard and fast. The city reminds me of Wuthering Heights. Which depending on how you felt about the book, might or might not be the best comparison. […]

happy new year!

January 2, 2015

Hello 2015! We have spent most of the cold day snuggled under flannel sheets we received for Christmas. It’s been nice to drink cup after cup of coffee and talk about the changes this year is sure to bring. We enjoyed making waffles and chicken salad for brunch and have dinner planned to include black […]

choose happiness

December 4, 2014

A few nights ago we received another rejection letter for residency. The chicken I had pulled from the freezer hours earlier remained half frozen on the counter. “Let’s celebrate!” I summoned all the enthusiasm I could muster. Who says you have to wait for good news? There are things to celebrate all the time. Luckily […]

the unexpected

December 3, 2014

For fun here is a quick collaboration of thoughts I never expected from this first year of marriage. My favorite part of the day happens at the end, when we are brushing our teeth and talking around a mouthful of toothpaste. I still have a thing for pirates. We watch so much youtube that he […]