Celebrating 10 Years of Elyse

(NOTE: This post is also available in audio form as a podcast – https://anchor.fm/deepthoughtthursdays/embed/episodes/Celebrating-10-Years-of-Elyse-e1es998) I often have to remind myself of how lucky I truly am. It’s so easy to get swept up in the day-to-day, week-to-week, month-to-month, year-to-year cycle. And before you know it, the years-to-years have become decades. In that time, so many … Continue reading

Kneading our Way Back to Simpler Times

Real Jazz on in the background, a hot tea keeping me hydrated and satiated off to the side and months of self-imposed stress and anxiety ready to make their way into the foreground. I wrote the last blog post while sitting in my in-laws’ kitchen just days before January dawned, blinked twice and now here … Continue reading

Henshall Halloween 2012 Edition

In honor of Frightful Friday, I decided to spare you, dear readers, the long-winded prose I had been mentally preparing since earlier in the week and gift you with the following photos of my two little trick-or-treaters. Truth be told, this “gift” is more for me than you, as little Elyse has been working overtime in the I-think-I’m-going -to-go-back-to-waking-Mommy-up-multiple-times-per-night … Continue reading