Missing Out

—Brian— Lately I’ve been thinking about stuff I have missed out on at times in my life.   Stuff from childhood, high school, college… Stuff from being married, from being a parent… Stuff from being a son, a brother, a friend… This isn’t the first time I’ve reflected back at parts of my life and […]

Sifting

—Anna-Marie— On our way back from a family vacation in Gulf Shores, we decided to take a little side adventure to a small town in Northern Georgia. Dahlonega, Georgia (pronounced by locals as “Duh-LON-iga”—I kept saying “DAHL-uh-nayga Nights” in my head…) is the site of the first major U.S. Gold Rush. It’s a beautiful town. […]

Our New Harmony

—Anna-Marie— We’re on a little extended weekend getaway in New Harmony, Indiana. It’s a tiny town in southwest Indiana that made two attempts at Utopia. One of those lasted ten years (1814-1825) and became a very thriving, prosperous town. In fact, they received “unheard of economic success” and the town was known as the “wonder […]

Tobin and I

Our eight-year-old, Knox, is an “old soul.” There is just a knowing that he has… like he can feel people and situations. He’s still an eight-year-old, full of laughter and fun and light, and he still makes mistakes… he’s not perfect but he is so Good. He’s been through heavy himself, and heavy with us, […]