Cat Love

I know that I’ve been absent from this blog for quite some time and I’m not making any promises, but I’m trying to get back into the groove. Recently, we had to say goodbye to our first cat (together), Hemingway. Forrest’s parents found her as a kitten in their backyard in 2007. We found out […]


Years ago, a friend of mine told me that she just wanted her son to be average and normal. At the time, this struck me as really odd. Why wouldn’t you wish for your child to be exceptional? Why not wish for brilliant? Now that we are only a few days away from meeting our […]

Want to know a secret? We are probably less than four weeks from meeting our daughter! Well, I suppose it isn’t much of a secret at this point. My nerves are getting the best of me. I know that everything will be wonderful, but it’s all a bit overwhelming. More on that some other time. […]


Our family has so much to celebrate this year. My brother, Marty, is getting married in July! I traveled to Atlanta with the ladies in our family for a shower honoring his beautiful bride Susan last weekend. Super fun! Also, we got to check out the wedding venue. Isn’t it just like something out of […]

bert chairs!

We spotted these bertoia beauties (in terrible condition) outside an antique store in town and ended up scooping them up… Forrest dropped them off with the pros to have them sandblasted and powder coated. Some refinishing projects are better off not in our hands! Good as new, don’t you think? They look pretty groovy in […]