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Saturday, April 30

30 april

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I gave up trying so hard, and just gave in to the way things are. It made for a much sweeter day.

Friday, April 29

29 april

Peace is every step. Believe it.

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Thursday, April 28

28 april

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held together by deep breaths, iced coffee, evening walks and hugs.

27 april

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Tuesday, April 26

26 april

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easing into this new identity. today, friends told me he looks like me. life feels rich, expansive. I'm a very lucky girl.

Monday, April 25

25 april

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it rained. he is over the moon. life is sweet. (and the ungodly heat is made better by iced coffee.)

24 april

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Friday, April 22

22 april

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my life is quite simple these days: just do what's in front of you. simple, yet not easy. what's hard is resisting the urge to try to do more.

Thursday, April 21

21 april

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we flew solo today. it feels like a fresh beginning.

Tuesday, April 19

19 april

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she's leaving us tomorrow, who has been with us for all of his little life. one chapter closes, another one begins. on the cusp: trepidation, hesitation, excitement.

Monday, April 18

Sunday, April 17

17 april

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so many people to love... and who love him. I can't wait to watch him develop relationships with the people who surround him.

Saturday, April 16

16 April

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could not have been a better day for it. even if I did come close to swallowing a bee.

Monday, April 11

11 april

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"every question in life is HOW, and every answer is DO." -karen maezen miller

10 april

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i am so grateful for his wisdom and encouragement. as he said, I have to resolve to soften what is hard in my heart.

Sunday, April 10

Saturday, April 9

9 april

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at first, I wasn't too happy to do it. but then, seeing him, eating curly fries-- I was pretty glad I did.

Friday, April 8

8 april

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today, I have been both excited/pumped and overwhelmed/apprehensive about my life in the weeks to come. also, I've put my feet in the river.

Thursday, April 7

7 april

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my glass--it is so full.

Wednesday, April 6

6 april

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two days without sitting or writing. and what two days they've been. nice to know my practices will still be waiting for me on the other side.

5 april

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I wasn't all that excited to go, but once we got there, I remembered how much I like this place.

Monday, April 4

4 April

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The day started with a bang--literally. Then followed much wailing and nose-blowing, from baby and I, respectively. Evening quiet sure feels good.

Sunday, April 3

3 april

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packing good snacks, getting in the car, changing landscapes: it's always been one of our favorite things to do. now, he gets to come along with us.

Friday, April 1

1 april

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We were kept inside most of the day by the smoke of a nearby fire. I can't believe it's this hot already. I need a new plan, a better plan.