i just couldn’t help myself and had to post this.
i’m one of those strange bloggers who hasn’t cared much about traffic on my site in the past.Â after being asked twice in the last three weeks how many readers i have, i decided to finally start tracking views.Â the other night i my brother inserted a code from google analytics so i can start… Continue reading that’ll do, stats. that’ll do.
i’m sorry for my horrid attitude towards a month that hasn’t done much to deserve such a strong dislike (besides welcoming cold & snow when everyone is just ready to be done), and i’ve honestly tried to do better this year, but i just can’t get around the fact that come february, i am ready… Continue reading nearing the end of february. yes.
there’s the feeling of souls being ravaged — when something dark and foreboding sweeps in, taking the very things you were always so sure of.Â it’s the dark, long days and silent tears that fall.Â you see it in the shoulders that droop and circles under the eyes that turn darker with every passing day.… Continue reading crows and locusts
i fly back to winter this afternoon. i’ve opened doors and windows again; enjoying breathing in fresh air for just a little bit longer. these days have gone by too quickly and quite honestly, have been filled with too much aching, congestion, and the sensation that all the blood in my body is pumping right… Continue reading last day in texas
it’s february 13 and i’m a wee bit sunburned. Â it’s not news that february 13th is today’s date and nobody wonders what my skin does when the sun touches it — I’M A FAIR SKINNED REDHEAD — but turning pink on a february day?! Â that has been unheard of in years past. dear texas, although… Continue reading first time for everything
i fly away tomorrow.Â i’m off to the lone star state — the world of cowboys, drawls, and every confused generalization this yankee girl has grown up hearing. you could call this the breather or the first trip louissa has ever taken which she brings only a carry-on. both are true. i feel as though… Continue reading happiness & grateful.
this has been my hope & the promise i cling to. Â for me and for you. Therefore the LORDÂ longs to be gracious to you, And therefore He waits onÂ high to have compassion on you For the LORD is aÂ God of justice; How blessed are all those whoÂ long for Him.
we’re not animated at all. Â perhaps you could even say we’re a bit dull and lifeless? despite the tired eyes, we’re still able to laugh, tell stories, and be far too boisterous. really.