Mumford Musings

I’m not super into music—which is sort of weird, I guess. I grew up in Austin, Texas, the music capital of the world and most of my friends from throughout my life love, love, love music and finding new bands and going to concerts and making music themselves. I just don’t. I happily take the … Continue reading Mumford Musings

Rest & Rearranging

Hey y’all. It’s been a bit. I’ve had work travel and can’t seem to get on and off a plane without catching a cold. This one has lingered for over a week and I’m still crashing throughout the day. All in all, it’s made putting words together on the page here more difficult as I’m … Continue reading Rest & Rearranging

A Broad Hospitality

It’s hot. So, so hot. I’m standing with blisters forming in my Chacos as sweat pours down my back and soaks through the thin, green, cotton blouse I’m wearing. I step into the shade and enter into a completely different sensory experience. It is cool, breezy, people smile and offer me handfuls of snacks. I … Continue reading A Broad Hospitality

Windy City Hospitality

Saturday morning, I was watching Windy City Rehab. Let me back up. Friday afternoon, I was watching Property Brothers. Let me back up. Monday evening, I was watching Home Town. Let me back up. Obviously I like home renovation shows—always have, probably always will. So, Saturday morning I was watching Windy City Rehab and being extra … Continue reading Windy City Hospitality

Home

Do you ever take deep breaths and feel overwhelmingly thankful? I’ve been doing that since Saturday morning. The holiday season was packed with so many good things, travel for Thanksgiving, events and services to celebrate family and Christmas, a trip to West Virginia to ring in the new year, and finally a week teaching a … Continue reading Home