Closely, Simply, Freely: Keys to Living a More Meaningful Life

Close. Simple. Free. Those were the words that my husband Jay and I were drawn to three years ago while we assessed and reassessed the comfortable life we were living in the suburbs of Atlanta. We had a decent household income, four kids, a big house, and a neighborhood with great schools. It didn't get … Continue reading Closely, Simply, Freely: Keys to Living a More Meaningful Life

I’m so Embarrassed

Somewhere is the fine line between living authentically, with truth and honesty as hallmarks of your character...and detailed oversharing. Oversharing is where your revelations are met with something other than, "oh, thank you for being brave and sharing what we're all thinking." Oversharing gets awkward smiles and nods while the other person makes non-committal noises … Continue reading I’m so Embarrassed

10 Ways to Waste Less Time on a Guy You’ll Never Marry (advice for my single friends)

Jay and me taking our own Easter pic because kids suckSummer is approaching and that means it’s time for my anniversary, which obviously makes me grateful for making a really good choice 17 years ago. And it’s wedding season for all my friends in their 20s and that makes me think about that time in … Continue reading 10 Ways to Waste Less Time on a Guy You’ll Never Marry (advice for my single friends)