This is Not Where I Thought I Was Going

Monthly Archive: August 2018

Defy Expectations

My friend Sally likes to say that I saved myself. I don’t think that’s entirely true. Instead, I see how God used a bunch of unusual experiences to get me ready to defy the expectations that are put on a…
Read more

Perspective is Key

The perspective comes here. By leaving, he freed me from the life I thought I’d have.

Love, As I See it

Lest you think I don’t believe in love, let me tell you about my grandparents… Given that my first two posts went from serious to worse you might think that I’ve never seen love. You would be mistaken. And that’s…
Read more

Endings, or How the Damage Occurs

I’m not great at endings. Even the ones that I choose are difficult. The ones that have been forced upon me have been especially challenging. I don’t know how to mourn when things end abruptly. I was in 3rd grade…
Read more

Wildfire, or Welcome to My Blog

How does a Missouri farm girl wind up in Idaho watching the smoke from a wildfire that threatens to consumer her adopted town, anyway? That’s a complicated question. The simplest answer is that my husband made plans that did not…
Read more