Port A

July 11, 2014

We lived in Port Aransas for five weeks. It was really tough… We literally had only to walk around a beach house to have the world’s best front yard. I could open our door and hear the waves whiled I cooked. Garrett drove a lot of miles that rotation but we were thankful to be […]


July 8, 2014

There is so much I could say about our first away rotation. The bug in the bed 5am wake up call. The Wuthering Heights wind howling through the broken window in our bedroom. The way the water would periodically cut off for hours or minutes depending on the day. The air conditioning that would only […]

fear or life

June 25, 2014

“You can choose to be afraid or you can choose to live.” Yesterday I finished reading Bloom. I have never been so grateful to find the last page. The book was beautifully written and Kelle Hampton is outlandishly brave for being so honest about herself. I cried hard while reading it. Every single time I […]


June 20, 2014

A month hasn’t even passed and I missed you. I confess I thought about starting a new blog and not giving anyone the address. The idea still makes me feel giddy. As Bridget Jones said, “It’s just crap in a journal.” And while we all know it’s not entirely true, just as Mark Darcy did, […]

a summer break

May 27, 2014

Lately I am not sure how I feel about blogging. Most people blog now to either teach, or show, or to sell. Does my blog even still has a place? I have mentioned that I started blogging before it was considered the thing to do. And from that era there are three, four blogs at […]