Hello MaiKai

Say hello to MaiKai. At only four months old, this rescue pup is way more handsome in person. MaiKai is Hawaiian for “toward the ocean” so it was really a no-brainer if we’d be keeping his name. He is half-beagle and half-daschund and has a whole lot of energy! I thank God for this AWESOME blessing.…

Love The Shack

Today I finally got to catch the flick, The Shack. I was not disappointed. Having read the book a long while ago, I was excited to see which I liked better. As usual, I choose the book. However, the movie did a good job with casting and repping the book well. I’m writing this post today with…

The Rejection Game

Rejection is a part of this gig. I get it. But I don’t have to like it. I’d venture to guess that my work has been rejected more than it’s been accepted. Here are some ways that help me get through the mire: So I thought I was perfect for the job, but obviously they didn’t……

Dear Mom:

I chuckle to myself when I catch a glimpse of you in my mind, like sledding in Cherry Creek. I see you vividly, all bundled up with your blue hat on. Remember the time that you all wiped out and you twisted your ankle? Or swimming in the pool with you on lazy summer afternoons.…

My New Cherry Blossom Tree

I was ecstatic to see that one of the trees in my new backyard was a cherry blossom.  Then with the warmer temperatures, this beauty started blooming early (in February!) around the same time I got to kayak seven times. (Seven times. Yes, I was counting- not real sure why- other than I’m madly in…