To my child, when I’ve pulled away from you.

You’re in fourth grade now. You’re more than half arms and gangly legs. You are remarkably independent and take-your-breath-away self-sufficient. It’s silly that your dad and I would expect anything else, knowing us. You’ve gotten yourself out the door and walked to school alone since you were six. You mother your little sister more thanRead more

The Whole Picture.

Basically the goal of me writing this post it to get you to read this blog post. Please read it. It’s that necessary. It’s stuck with me for weeks now. Dear Laura, Do you ever/did you ever look at friends’ Facebook posts, or hear good news about their lives, and be filled with a combinationRead more

Life Cycles: blogging through them

A post where I lament over the fluidity of life. I’ve waxed and waned as a blogger since 2001. I can look back and see the times that I’ve most consistently blogged were when I was especially isolated–be it by geography, babyhood, or personal turmoil. I generally blog because I like to, because it’s beneficialRead more

Everyday Paleo.

I’m not sure who (if anyone) follows/reads this blog that doesn’t also read my twitter or facebook updates, but if there are any such folks out there, I have exciting–though few days old–news: I was featured on everydaypaleo.com last week! Not only is this an incredible honor and exciting opportunity to connect with so manyRead more

Paleo thoughts.

Eleven months. I’ve been eating Paleo (admittedly of varying degrees) and doing high intensity interval training for eleven months. I’ve seen amazing physical results, which is great. Socially sanctioned and it’s nice to have some numbers to spew out to make people understand. But here’s the thing–numbers are the topping on the cake. And sinceRead more