Because life
never stops teaching.

Journaling for awareness. Growing for life.

August, 2012

We were on vacation during Brennan’s birthday last week – in a little cottage on the ocean in Carmel, CA. We spent the day before decorating, making signs and hanging streamers. The air had been cool that day – not fit for swimming, and I was feeling a little grey myself. I’d hoped for blue skies for the duration of the trip, for sun-soaked mornings and shoeless afternoons. But as is life, these details were out of my control. After a great hike along the bluffs that evening, we lit a fire in the large stone fireplace and I pulled the kids in close on the couch to read books.

That’s when I noticed that Adeline was a little teary. “What’s …

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