50 Shades of Color

Annah Elizabeth Happiness, Happy Happens ™, Parenting 2 Comments

Happy Sunday, Journeyer! The clock in the lower right-hand corner of my computer screen says 10:04 p.m. I find it hard to fathom that eleven hours have passed in this day and even more difficult to comprehend that an entire week has come and gone! Blip… More daily work drama… BLEK! There are a few self-centered and childish people at …

Privileged

Annah Elizabeth Happiness, Happy Happens ™, Parenting 3 Comments

Dear Journeyer, Sometimes we find ourselves swept up in day-to-day drudgery, dreams, and drama. This past week was filled with all of those. I spent most of the week catching up after being away at the National Grief and Hope Convention. Some of those activities included minutia like unpacking, doing laundry, putting away shoes and suitcases… There were pleasant doings …

Healing and the Two Sides of Grief

Annah Elizabeth Gavin, Healing and the Two Sides of, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Parenting 2 Comments

Good morning, Journeyer! This morning I am coming to you from the first National Hope and Grief Convention being held at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis! Warren and I set out in our trusty, rusty old van when I finished work on Wednesday, spent the night in a Super 8 in Ohio, and finished the few hours under bright sunshine …

Happy Rising

Annah Elizabeth Beauty, Big Guy, Gavin, Happy Happens ™, Relationships 4 Comments

Happy Sunday-Monday Journeyer! Happy (belated) Easter! Easter. Another of my cherished holidays. A time for friends and family to slow down, to come together, to share their fellowship, and to celebrate. Some celebrate Jesus’ resurrection and the message that He is our salvation. Some celebrate spring break while others rejoice the earth’s awakening from a long winter’s rest. Sometimes, like …

The Numbers Have It

Annah Elizabeth Big Guy, Happy Happens ™ 2 Comments

Happy Sunday, Journeyer! This week has been a bit of a blur! I’ve been so fatigued that I didn’t even attend my Crossfit sessions on Wednesday or Friday. Though I felt a good kind of tired after working out I just didn’t have any energy left for the rest of the day. I found out on Thursday why I have …