Author Archives: lisa

Birthdays.Salmon.Fear

   Prague is old and it is beautiful.  The streets are paved in stories as old as time and the buildings amaze you with their ability to withstand all that history has ravaged against it.  It is a town of … Continue reading

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spreading our wings

  We road trip. We pack up and we control our own destiny. In the safety of our car, I know who is in charge and I know who thinks he is. The kids have their seats and they know … Continue reading

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breath through it. . .

sometimes our kids express it best. . . if i was four, i would feel better right now.  i would have stomped my feet.  i would have yelled, from the roof tops. . .”it’s not fair!”  i might have pulled … Continue reading

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105 degrees and climbing

the temperature gauge keeps climbing as we make our way further south. it hits it’s stride as we cross the border into texas. . .101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106. . .up and up it crawls. it is a hot … Continue reading

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college smollege

i love the city. i love the hustle and bustle. i love to fall into bed. i love that the fast pace of everyday makes the moments of clarity stand still in my mind. . . rushing out the door … Continue reading

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wilted rose and tender sunshine

i have started to count the days until school starts and not because i am looking forward to it but because i am trying to hold on to the days i have left in freedom with my children. . . … Continue reading

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midwest allure

my husband and i are having a debate as we drive across the vast plains of iowa…”what, technically, is the midwest?”. i say, no way does it include the plains of iowa and nebraska, he says it absolutely does. thank … Continue reading

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