The Marathon Is Over

I’m so happy the holiday season is over because it means I can finally stop the marathon I’ve been trekking through since early October. Now don’t be mistaken, it’s not a running marathon or anything of that nature, it’s purely a marathon of eating as many disgusting, fattening, unhealthy foods as I can possibly squeeze…

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

This past March, Isaac and I spent nine days in Maui, Hawaii. Thanks to our Honeyfund Honeymoon Registry (the best thing EVER), we were able to splurge and have the time of our lives in Hawaii. Our first morning in Maui, we went to the hotel concierge and told her to book us an amazing…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Change

“And just when the caterpillar thought life was over, it became a butterfly” Change can be scary and uncomfortable. It is overwhelming and frustrating, especially if you don’t know what to expect or exactly where you’re headed. But learning to accept change is both crucial and liberating. It makes us into more loving, deep, and understanding…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details

The beach is one of my favorite places to get “lost in the details.” I could spend hours photographing the little things that make the beach into such a magical, relaxing place. This particular day, the sand was full of interesting detail.             Weekly Photo Challenge

Misery

Mark Nepo: The Book of Awakening If peace comes from seeing the whole, then misery stems from a loss of perspective. We begin so aware and grateful. The sun somehow hangs there in the sky. The little bird sings. The miracle of life just happens. Then we stub our toe, and in that moment of…

A (Birth)Day at the Zoo

Yesterday I went to the zoo to celebrate a special boy’s birthday. We filled his pockets with snacks, bought him a birthday boy zookeeper hat, and he only wandered off and got lost once! Don’t worry, we found him by the zebra exhibit eventually. No, we weren’t celebrating my two and a half year old…