Mystery Plants :: Some thoughts on kids

One of the weird things about moving into a new house being surprised by plants. Not that there's an Azalea jumping out and shouting at you from around the corner or anything. But there's still this element of surprise. The subtle, slow unfolding of little chlorophyll-charged mysteries. They just start popping out of the ground … Continue reading Mystery Plants :: Some thoughts on kids

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My “Meme” | Sara Kate Mashaw

 My grandmother, Sara Kate Mashaw, or as I have always known her "Meme", was diagnosed with cancer over a year ago and decided not to undergo any surgeries or aggressive treatments. She wanted to let things run their course and continue living her life as normally as possible for as long as possible. We are … Continue reading My “Meme” | Sara Kate Mashaw

A Few Days In March :: Our story of life, love, heroes, healing, family, friends, providence and pain

I’ve been planning on writing this for some time now but I knew I had to get the timing right. Letting enough time pass that I could actually tell the story in its entirety and not feel overwhelmed or crushed by it, but not letting so much time pass that I’d forget some of the … Continue reading A Few Days In March :: Our story of life, love, heroes, healing, family, friends, providence and pain

72 Hours That Changed Everything :: Thank Yous To Those Who Stood With Us

Some of you have asked about whether I was going to write about the events of this past week. And while I definitely will at some point, I’m just not able to do so in much detail yet. To take myself back into those moments and to reflect on the thoughts and emotions running through … Continue reading 72 Hours That Changed Everything :: Thank Yous To Those Who Stood With Us