Countdown to our “Ciao for Now”

We had only been married for five short months when my husband was pulled from his morning formation and was offered a slot in Vicenza, Italy. Things moved quickly and the official orders came. I was 22, a newlywed, and leaving my parents’ home for the very first time. And I cried. I cried a […]

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Doing the Hard Things

I made it to 8 months pregnant! It’s crazy how fast time is flying. This week I had to attend childbirth classes at the hospital. Without my husband. I already wasn’t too thrilled with the idea of attending a childbirth class, but I am even less of a fan of doing it alone. Since I […]

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Milkweed Mornings

The weather yesterday was beautiful. It was a typical fall day. The sky was clear and blue, the air crisp and the leaves were gorgeous shades of red, orange, and yellow, especially against that blue sky. The perfect day for a walk. About a mile into my walk, I rounded a corner and was stopped […]

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