Always the host – rarely the guest

We love to entertain and have our friends to our home.  Having a crowd, lots of chatter and a general buzz of activity around our home or yard is something that Ben and I have always thrived on.  Both of us are social butterflies and we are frequently the first to...
The strawberry made me cry

The strawberry made me cry

I want to cry.  I want to scream, kick, pout, have a fit and behave as I often reprimand my children for behaving. My gut is twisted, my chest is heavy and I feel idiotic and justified all at the same time. Because of a strawberry. Actually, to be honest, it’s...
One big breath

One big breath

*Big breath* Well, today was a big day. Last week my employer notified me that I was getting a significant pay reduction (which I declined to accept) and today I received my official letter stating my last day January 29th/2016. Do I have another job lined up? No. Do...

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