Clara Smith

It’s pretty obvious that I am not the best blogger.  It takes me awhile before I invest the time in writing something out.  But to be honest, sometimes I simply forget or just don’t find our present life that exciting to write about. Yet, every once and awhile something exciting happens, and this is one …

The Transition

tran·si·tion: the (sometimes annoying) process or period of changing from one state or condition to another The word transition has been on my mind a lot lately. Frequently finding myself trying to connect the dots of how we go from where we are to where we want to be. And, obviously, the only thing I …

Simply Sure/Unsure

Oh, to be sure of something. That highly anticipated galaxy aligning, sign in the sky, "aha moment." Isn’t it, by far, one of the greatest feelings? And when you finally get to a place where you’re confident in your new-found direction, you get asked the question, “But, are you sure?” “Well, yeah, I’m sure!” But …

Anniversary Trip

|     T E N   Y E A R S    | Ten years, holy cow! What a ride. We've moved 5 times, had 13 jobs, lived in 4 states, and adopted two kiddos. We have lived in a 1,200 sq ft duplex, his parents unfinished basement, a 900 sq ft and 500 sq …

Where To?

This post will be a very short one - I just felt the need to type this out...even if it's just for me. I don't want what I am going to say to appear dull, unsaturated or monotone.  Truth is, I'm not asking you to care, I'm not asking for anything.  I hope what I …