There was a world meant for our eyes to see…

There was a world meant for our eyes to see…

August = wonderful time. [See below and you’ll agree]. Time in Montana = amazing. Time in the mountains sheep hunting = wild. Time with family = the good life. Time with friends = rejuvenating. Time on the trails = glorious. Time in the garden = bountiful. Time with each other = our happy place. And, oh the snuggles! And… Sam is now […]

Sammy’s first trip to Montana.

Sammy’s first trip to Montana.

Off we jetted to Montana for a trip of many Sammy-firsts! His first airplane trip went off without a hitch and we landed in Montana on a hot summer day ready to party. We started in Whitefish with lovely Popi Bill and Mimi Tina (Ben’s dad and stepmom), Uncle Jamie (Ben’s brother) and Tina’s beautiful family at […]

It takes time to live…

It takes time to live…

Welcome to July! The sun never sets! The fun never stops! We walked out to the German Bridge. We hung out and relaxed at the Knik River.  We celebrated the 4th of July with a sweet day with family and epic BBQ. We played on the Kincaid Sand Dunes.  We sailed the ocean blue out in Resurrection Bay.  And we […]

8 years.

8 years.

Eight years in to this beautiful thing called marriage. And, oh, what a journey! I wouldn’t trade it for anything. He’s everything. And I love him so. Year #8 has been full of change and adventure. The light of our life, Samuel Sawyer, joined our family. We moved in to a new home. Both started […]

pro-fish-ient. dipnetting 2018.

pro-fish-ient. dipnetting 2018.

We just got back from the Kenai and another weekend of dipnetting! We were hoping for sun but were given rain. Bummer. BUT we didn’t let it hold us back. We got down late Sunday night. I almost couldn’t wait to meet up with the family and start our dipnetting 2018 adventure. I went to […]

sunny days on Resurrection bay.

sunny days on Resurrection bay.

Ben, Sam, and I wandered down to Seward a week ago in search of adventure. We found the perfect campsite on the water, set up, met up with our friends, the Williams, and the headed in to town to walk along the docks. It was a perfect, relaxing day! The next morning, we woke up bright […]

Go with all your heart

Go with all your heart

Oh June! You delightful month! We went bike riding, camping, rafting, fishing, hiking, and on all sorts of adventures in your lovely month. We did yard work and organizing and cleaning up at home. And bonfires and picnics and laughing all around. We went hiking up McHugh. And camping down in Homer. And rafting the Kenai. It was […]

There’s a world that was meant for our eyes to see.

There’s a world that was meant for our eyes to see.

To celebrate Independence Day, we did everything right. Sam and I arrived to Mom and Dad’s house in the morning and stayed all day. Ben joined us after he got off work. Dad grilled ribs. Mom made all the perfect fixings. Jenn and I relaxed in the sun. Sam got covered in kisses from his Grammy, […]

Fall in love with life…

Fall in love with life…

With an undefended heart, we can fall in love with life over and over every day. We can become children of wonder, grateful to be walking on earth, grateful to belong to each other and to all of creation. We can find our true refuge in every moment, in every breath. Tara Brach What an […]

McHugh Ridge… for mama eyes only.

McHugh Ridge… for mama eyes only.

Ok, stop right now if you are not a mom. You are not allowed to read this. Also, stop if you are a judgy mom. We don’t need that here. But if you are a mom who sometimes experiences fear and anxiety and being overwhelmed then please keep reading because I have to tell you […]