Hope

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I slipped on my shoes, grabbed my camera and headed out the door to go for a walk and breathe in my favorite time of year. I am in awe […]

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Every True Thing

Oct 1, 2014 by

I’m teaching the importance of words. I hope my kids learn this. But first I have to learn it myself and these lessons are hard learned. Words matter. The things […]

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Even if all your glasses tend to be half-full, if you lean toward Pooh and away from Eeyore, if you tend to be the first to spot the silver lining, […]

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Every once a while, I leave the house before dawn with my camera. I stumble sleepily—sometimes still pajama’d and barefoot—out the back door toward my car. The car’s headlights cut […]

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Always

Sep 5, 2014 by

It was just the two of us, alone in our house. My daughter had been digging out everything she’d need for her off-campus apartment, the things she had packed away […]

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Older And Wiser

Sep 4, 2014 by

I recently asked myself this question: Am I older and wiser, or just older? I am definitely older, and my reflection in the mirror reminds me of this every day. My […]

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So this is it. I am going to fix you.  Or at least, I want to. We are sitting across a table, and you are staring at me, telling me how […]

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They met while Jill  was coaching Leanne’s 13-year-old daughter, Shelby, on a junior high basketball team. Years later, when Shelby was in high school she got seriously injured, and Jill […]