Day #23 of Wild and Exciting Little Things: Costumes

When I was a child, I remember tripping around in my mother's eggshell colored high heels. The toes were¬†so pointed, I imagined my tiny foot squeezed into the shape of an arrow. You would think that would've deterred me from ever wearing pointed-toe shoes, but instead I love their sharp, almost evil appearance. I would … Continue reading Day #23 of Wild and Exciting Little Things: Costumes

Day #1 of Wildly Exciting Little Things: All a Gal Needs

Ironically, today was not about the little things. Something very major greeted us this first day of October. My niece had surgery this afternoon to correct a moderate cleft palate. She is just weeks from her first birthday. All went well, she is resting in the arms of her mother, our entire family has exhaled, … Continue reading Day #1 of Wildly Exciting Little Things: All a Gal Needs

The night is black without a moon…

It is Halloween. One of my favorite evenings of the year. Halloween brings to mind the stir of fallen leaves, children's laughter in the air, the scent of candles, the rustle of candy wrappers, and the itchy, sticky weight of wigs, grease makeup, and costumes. Brad and I used to dress up every year. Every … Continue reading The night is black without a moon…