When I was younger, I remember hearing from people who were so happy and optimistic. They seemed to deal with difficult things with grace and gratitude. And I wanted to be like them. I thought that if I was good enough, I would be able to go through life without deep pain and struggle. When… Continue reading It’s okay to not be okay
Recently, I obtained a building permit for a remodel. The reputation of this building department was quite negative, and I had heard stories of people taking years to get permits to build their houses. I was doing a remodel, not a new building, but I wondered if I could even get a building permit by… Continue reading Things I Learned From Getting a Building Permit
We don't want toys. We want to play. We don't want books. We want to read. We don't want games. We want to spend time with each other. The best gifts are a promise of a happy life--together--with love.