on mothering:

I’m not a mom. Not yet, at least. I’ve got a pasture full of 13 babies that have brought me to tears with their first breaths, but none of them are truly mine. In fact, I can barely get my hands on them, but I love them just the same. Because that’s what being a…

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let’s go high, women

I want to take a brief sojourn from my tales of travel to alert y’all of some very important news today: The new album from The Highwomen is now available! The evolution of this band has been an exciting addition to my year; news first broke in the spring, a single, the expertly-crafted “Redesigning Women,”…

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seasons of stress

Seasons of stress don’t always have to make sense. Sometimes, we’re stressed for other people and their well-being. Sometimes, it’s almost like a chemical imbalance that we can’t control. Sometimes, we just feel overwhelmed – even by the things we want to do. But whatever it is, stress is legit. And apparently, I’m in the…

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my 101st post

Wait…what? So, I just found out that my last post was my 100th, and not knowing this previously, I hope it was a decent 100th. I mean, the idea of sincerely stopping in a busy moment to love yourself regardless of all your self-inflicted imperfections felt like a turning point for me. And I hope…

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