Midlife, Chaos, and Snacks

As we sat around Friday night, discussing constipation, spinning vinyl, and indulging in salty snacks in the form of Velveeta and such, I knew we had finally made it…that point in life we hear about when we are young…promised to be full of excitement, chaos, and dramatic decisions. We are here. It’s midlife. And it’s…

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Quiet Rebellion

It’s funny how we use the “ending” of a year to mark our lives. The truth is, December or January, we are just living life. Each day is life and an opportunity to start something new. Really, it is all running together. I do it too. I see the finish line.  A new year begins,…

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Adoption and What It Taught Me

Lil Beans is 17 now. That is what I call her, and her birthday was yesterday. Well, we will never know her real birthday. October 1st is the birthday given to all abandoned children in China, as that day is a national holiday, commemorating the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Lily is my adopted…

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