Tag Archive: Snow

1732 and Sleepless Again

/ / I should be in bed right now. But just like one year ago, I am sleepless. Today was an awful day… and not even because my daughter’s would-be birthday is tomorrow.… Continue reading

One Year of Seeing Things

 / / As I wrapped up my freelance work tonight, I thought about the date {because I was trying to gauge how much time I have to finish what work I have left… Continue reading


“A portrait {or two} of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—Posing patiently for a Christmas card photo and making snowballs in front of Anysia’s tree. . . .… Continue reading

Do You Not Perceive It?

/ / Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:19… Continue reading

The Beauty Dark Can’t Hide

{originally posted 2.1.2012} .

These {Sledding} Days

{click on the photo to see Izzy’s sweet face up close} / / I decided to start up my These Days series posts again here… a series I used to do that originated back on… Continue reading

It Can only Happen Once

/ / If it didn’t threaten to make me cry, I would probably laugh at the irony in the title of my post. Below is what my post would have read before I realized… Continue reading


“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy: Being pulled up the hill for another run back down, on his first ever sledding excursion. Now he can… Continue reading

My Caesar Salad Breakdown and Other Dealings in Grief

/ / It’s been almost a month. Yesterday was four weeks to the day… so, almost a month since we lost our baby girl. The hard part about saying that is that it… Continue reading

Taking Stock

/ / Making… get-organized lists . Cooking… Izzy’s chicken fingers and carrots {can I get away with calling that cooking?} . Drinking… a cup of earl grey with cream . Reading… through the… Continue reading

What Makes Life so Sweet

/ / Isaac was looking out the window at the snow today {or maybe it was yesterday… can’t even remember now} and asked me if it was blue. I thought it was a… Continue reading

B-B-B-Bird Bird Bird, Bird is the Word

/ / We just got back from a walk through the neighborhood. We took Izzy out to see the Christmas lights strung up all over houses, yards and trees throughout this part of… Continue reading

Peace of God

/ / How I need reminder of verses like these lately. Peace. I long for peace. Even when I’m 99.9% there, there’s a sliver of doubt. I keep coming back to. It’s natural… Continue reading


/ / Taking stock of all that I have this Christmas. So much. Izzy is at the top of the list… and his love for what he sees and treasures. Snow is at… Continue reading