ordinary days

So we’re on day 6 of the write31days challenge. And, while none of the last several days has been exceptional, today seems especially ordinary. (Is “especially ordinary” even a thing? I think that’s like “very unique,” which is decidedly NOT a thing—there aren’t gradients of uniqueness. A thing is unlike all others-unique-or it isn’t.) (I’m done […]

Lilly and Hope

October is miscarriage and infant loss awareness month. It’s also the month that Hope would be six months old. Miscarriage affects one in four women (according to some statistics) and it is such a silent loss that many of those women feel alone. So I will continue to bring it up from time to time, in hopes of making the one in four feel just a little less alone.

in defense of social media

(It’s a web. Hahaha… hilarious.) In defense of social media? Who the heck do I think I am? Yeah. Facebook totally needs me to stand up for it.  At any rate… Social media gets a lot of negative press lately. (Ironically, most of this is shared via said media, but whatever.) It causes comparison leading to discontentment. […]