I love this picture I took of my dad today on his 66th birthday. Tillykke, Far! xoxo
a day trip to Two Harbors.... ...and a dream of retiring here, at least for three seasons of the year.
When I said "goodbye, placenta," Mia said, "It's not goodbye! It's HELLO! It is going to grow forever and ever." So there you go. Wise words from the mouth of a child.
We are burying Anna's placenta today. It will lie beneath a plum tree in our backyard, a few yards from the very spot where she was born. I have been dreading this day. Which explains why I've put it off for 16 months. The last tangible thing I have from the birth (except Anna, of... Continue Reading →
No, I am not embarrassed to talk about it. Just how I was not embarrassed to share the news of my pregnancies, births, and even miscarriage. It's just another piece of the wonder of womanhood, and I embrace it (most of the time). I got my period back. I haven't had a period since May... Continue Reading →
Most of the time, I post an entry here to imprint a moment or a day worth remembering. Something I want to look back on and get nostalgic over. Something that makes me feel like my life is pretty good. After a lot of these posts, it starts to look like my life is only... Continue Reading →
We spent most of the day with a long-overdue surprise Mama Mia date. It was an awesome day. I love this girl.
We canceled our reservation at restaurant Alma and our plans to buy a new set of knives (to replace to junky ones we got for our wedding) and instead opted for an extra week at the cabin and a kayak date. Here's to spontaneity and canceling and saving money, replaced by a sweet, simple date... Continue Reading →