February flew by in a flash. And I haven’t even begun to recover. We have a teenager now. A flipping TEEN! I think Sparky would agree when I say that milestone came with a hefty emotional rollercoaster for us as parents. Like, it hit hard. And it happened in the middle of a major transitional … Continue reading Sparky and Reba Eat the World: Meet me in Paris!
I am here and that’s enough.
Sometimes being present is a struggle. I don’t mean paying attention or being in the moment, but instead presence. Like existence. Last week was all of things. And then some! Least of all the emotions that accompanied our kiddo entering teenager-dom. That hit harder than expected. But this week is a lot too. Tonight, is … Continue reading I am here and that’s enough.
Sparky & Reba Eat the World: Journey through Asia
As we unceremoniously crested into 2023, Sparky and I realized it would mark two decades of us. And that called for something special, memorable. But what? We are currently living on a single income (my here and there contract work is unreliable at best) brought in by Sparky, and with the cost of life in … Continue reading Sparky & Reba Eat the World: Journey through Asia
Sparky & Reba Eat the World: Origin Story
In July 2003, I found home. It was such an incredible and strange thing to meet someone for the first time yet know instantly that it was meant to happen just like this. Unanticipated. Yet completely expected. Over the last two decades, we have watched our seperate lives fall apart, then we merged and rebuilt … Continue reading Sparky & Reba Eat the World: Origin Story
Because It Is Mine
I will not apologize for my body. Not for its size, its shape or its age. I will not apologize for my body. And I will not confine it in society’s cage. I will enjoy it, live in it, love it and love in it. I will not apologize for my body. Not for the … Continue reading Because It Is Mine