Finding Balance

It’s been over a month since my last post. I wish we could catch up in person, like how Liz & I chatted for an hour over lattes in Austin just two weeks ago. Pour a cup of coffee, maybe go for a walk, or sit in a backyard full of sunshine the way Shannon […]


Currently I Am…

by Beth Anne on January 20, 2014

appreciating¬†Doug’s TWO job offers last week! reading The Boleyn Inheritance. I bought this book over a year ago after finishing The Other Boleyn Girl & never got around to reading it. So far, so okay. listening the planes overhead & when it’s a clear day, they come a little more softly. I’ve always found them […]


Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014

by Beth Anne on January 2, 2014

We rang in the new year with a kitchen counter between us, friends on each side, & pink champagne in our glasses & our little boy tucked into bed at Grandma’s house. Full of birthday cake & frozen sugared cranberries, it was the first New Year’s Eve midnight Doug & I have seen since 2006. […]


¬† Yesterday Harrison & I strung lights through the bushes & trees, but only after I helped him climb the tree. He thinks it is beautiful. Looks like he’s on his dad’s side of colored lights being superior. Today we made Christmas cookies. I remember my mother combining flour & sugar & rolling out the […]


Run. Run. Keep going. Train insane or stay the same. Wipe the sweat, breathe in, breathe out. Run. Legs aching & I drive home in the dark, the last bit of quiet. Front door squeaks. I juggle a coffee mug & coat & laptop bag & “MOMMA!” as he comes barreling to me. THUMP in […]