{the drive}

Bernadette had a check up today with the pediatrician. It had been rescheduled a couple of times over the last few weeks due to the fires. The pediatrician's office has been closed and just was opened up this past week. I tried on a few different occasions to get in touch with her pediatrician during... Continue Reading →


I had been working on another post for a couple of nights now. One of how I was trying to keep pressing on. On how our community now more than ever needs one another. How there is space and time for the emotions, the processing, the grieving. But then, I took a quick moment to... Continue Reading →


The tears continue to flow. My heart is heavy with devastation. My soul is weary from the events of the week. My body is exhausted to it's core. We stayed out of the area for quite some time. It seemed best for Bernadette to keep her completely away from the smoke. It felt like a... Continue Reading →

{we are safe}

As daylight began to shed light onto the situation, I received more messages and I sent out a number as well to ensure that dear friends and family were safe. We reassured everyone we were safe too and our house was standing. I quickly realized I had evacuated our house without some essentials. Diapers, wipes,... Continue Reading →

{the never ending nightmare}

It was 3:30 a.m. I had been asleep for a handful of hours but had woken several times throughout the night. I never entered into a deep sleep that night. My body was tired but something kept fighting me to stay awake. In between the moments of sleep, I awoke to loud winds and what... Continue Reading →

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