2023: Humility

2023: Humility My word of the year for 2023 is humility. Over the course of the last several years my word or theme of the year has had a profound influence and so my selection process has grown even more purposeful with each year since the first word in 2019. Recently I heard the concept … More 2023: Humility

Meet Oliver!

Hi friends, meet our newest family member Oliver! He is a little rescue puppy who is primarily Blue Heeler with the sweetest eyes, the funniest floppy ears, and a HUGE heart. We welcomed him home with us mid-June and just like that Shannon and I’s little girl gang expanded by one little boy with four … More Meet Oliver!

Dear Shannon Letter 2

It has been a year since I started this project with the first letter. I have thought about it over and over again – do I keep going? Is this a story you will want to hear? Is it a story I should even tell? I have I had sitting in drafts since the spring letter #2 and I have never hit publish. But here we are – a year to the day and I still feel strongly about writing it. … More Dear Shannon Letter 2

Shannon Sings

When Danny and I started our journey to kids the original route was adoption. My daydreaming was consumed with a girl that could sing. I think it was the way my mind and heart were processing the idea that a non-genetic connection could produce a whole new set of talents to our family. Then when … More Shannon Sings