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Showing posts from December, 2013

The thrill of hope

Long time, no blog. The season has come and almost gone, and I've been crazy busy at work and Kyler and Savannah have been home a bunch, having finished classes at Eastern weeks ago. I can't write when they are here for some reason. I need silence to gather my thoughts. I am home alone this morning. Asia has left for work. Kyler and Ethan are housesitting together. Savannah is in Leavenworth with her boyfriend's family. It's just me and Gracie. And frankly, I'm sort of forcing myself to sit and write. Because even when there's not a topic pressing it's way to the tip of my fingers, itching to find it's way to the page, I find release and peace when I write. And I can't think of a better time of year to lean into those two things. Christmas. Christmas is this interesting thing at our house... Asia doesn't really care for the holidays... having never really experienced strong traditions as a child, it's a season he'd really ra