Tag Archives: love

Better Than Valentine’s Day

I wrote this a few years ago before I even had begun my blog.  I repost it every year to celebrate the best Valentine’s Day I ever had–and there was no romantic love at all!  TWENTY TWO (really, twenty two?) years ago this week, I was a sophomore at Tulane University. A week past Valentine’s […]

Better Than Valentine’s Day

I wrote this about two years ago before I even had begun this blog, but am reposting it here to celebrate the best Valentine’s Day I ever had–and there was no romantic love at all!  Seventeen (really, seventeen?) years ago this week, I was a sophomore at Tulane University. A week past Valentine’s Day, and […]

Octoberfest: The Results

A few posts ago, I wrote about our family’s gathering to celebrate four birthdays:  my father-in-law, my mother-in-law, my mom, and my daughter.  In our house, we would be hosting both sets of our parents, V.’s sister, her husband, their baby, and their dog.  We are blessed to have room to spread out to play and […]

Three Little Words

I will never tire of hearing the words “I love you” in all their different contexts:  from my husband of nearly 11 years; from my children as we snuggle at the end of the day; from my parents; from family and friends.  They are powerful words and can change a day–or even a life–instantly. Those […]