Category Archives: Just Because

Consider this my miscellaneous category. Anything else I want to write will get kerplunked here.

Military Holidays

This last week, memories have been coming in hard and heavy, reminding me what military life can be like.  Right this moment I feel like we’re living a somewhat normal life.  My husband is on shore duty and we’re going … Continue reading

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A Man Like My Dad

I’m sure you’ve heard that girls pick husbands who remind them of their fathers.  I don’t know how true it is all the time, but sometimes I’m sure it plays out.  In my case, I wasn’t looking for anything specific, … Continue reading

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Mouse or Hawk?

This morning, before yoga class started, I had a few minutes to wait.  The room has a wall of windows and I always enjoy looking through the windows at what’s going on outdoors.  This morning I wandered to the windows … Continue reading

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On-Kilter

Today started out pretty rough.  I’m trying to get used to a new schedule and it feels a little forced still.  Nothing is habit yet and I keep forgetting things – like dinner.  (Oh yeah, I need to provide that … Continue reading

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Part of Something

What are we missing?  Suicide rates are booming.  Rates in every age group between 15 and 84 has increased in the last decade and a half.  We are all too familiar with the number of school shootings in the US … Continue reading

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Relevant Realizations

Two weeks ago a stressful situation (coaching) and a bit of a trigger lead to an exhausting and emotional breakdown.  Honestly, it feels like it was so much longer ago.  On the other hand, I can feel my heart pound … Continue reading

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Some Days I Just Show Up

Recently, more than one person has said to me, “I don’t know how you do it,” in reference to the latest volunteer position I’ve put myself in: 10 year old boys soccer.  Yesterday, as I drove away from the field … Continue reading

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