The Journal

Every week Asa and Finley go to swim lessons.  Every week it’s the same story.  They don’t want to go.  The pool is too cold.  They don’t want to stop what they’re doing and switch gears. Every week we tell them that once they get there they always love it.  We tell them that they […]

Life’s A [swimming] Lesson


I found this on my kitchen chalkboard yesterday.  There it was, right next to the list of groceries that I had forgotten at the store.  In amongst the saved box-tops for school and the phone messages.  It made my day.  Completely made my day.  I started to look around at all the notes we leave […]

Love Letters