State of the Brooks Union

State of the Brooks Union

I rolled over in bed and whispered to my husband last night, “I think this may be the best time of our lives.” The idea that my statement could be true, thrilled and terrified me. Context: our three boys were near us in the neighboring bed, on the floor...
Space for love- for Brian

Space for love- for Brian

I stretch out my hand to pat Brian who sits one seat away on the airplane. Somehow his strategy to sit in the back of the plane has afforded us an empty seat on both legs of our trip to Costa Rica. Instead of sitting cozily together, he enjoys his aisle seat and I...
Mistakes and Grace for Traci

Mistakes and Grace for Traci

I make a lot of mistakes. All the time. Lately it’s been missing scheduled phone calls. I’m not sure if it’s the time zone or my inability to keep track of passing time in our new country. Either way, I feel like crap every time I stand someone up. My mistakes are not...
To Jenny from Costa Rica

To Jenny from Costa Rica

I promised you a blog post today and I thought about it all day. All day. I wonder why I haven’t written before sunset. What was I avoiding? Your blog from Buenos Aires featured moments that filled me with a genuine connection to your experience and the bigger...