Christmas 2019 was my first with two kids. My baby's first christmas. It was also my beloved grandmother's last. She passed away on Christmas night. I cherished my grandmother. She saw me and knew me in a way no one else did. As a small child, I was painfully shy and being around other adults... Continue Reading →
They Say It’s Your Birthday (It’s My Blog’s Birthday, too, yeah!)
This annual reflection forces me to slow down and gain perspective on the track I've laid in the previous year and pour gratitude into the work that has gotten me here.
Dear Raging Heart
A letter to my rage. Vote on November 6, 2018.
It’s Brimming’s (and My) Birthday! Changes On The Horizon
My first annual blog post on my birthday because Brimming is officially one year old! Exciting changes coming.
Happy 2018! My New Year’s Resolutions
All of my resolutions center around one goal: work.
9th Blog of Christmas: Good Enough
Any mom will tell you that striving for perfection is a complete waste of energy and time, two resources we are already short on as parents.
That September Feeling (In August)
Long Distance Friendships: A Lament
*Note: Listen to "Transatlanticism (I Need You So Much Closer)" by Death Cab For Cutie for full angst effect* I've lived all over the U.S. as an adult. These very distinct parts of the country have left great impressions on me. I have picked up quirks and lessons and interests from each place that have... Continue Reading →
Happy Birthday to Me
I also use my birthday as a personal touchstone. I find that reflecting on the uncomfortable questions that come up help me to forge ahead with a sense of a fresh start.