Love Blog KickOff

Happy February! Let me just start by saying if February goes by as quickly as January did, this is going to be the shortest year on record. 

What?

(Checks notes) 

SO, it appears there are actually fewer days in February than January, but more days this February than most years, so…

My previous comment still stands. I don’t know what’s happened to this year already. 

And even though I feel “behind” barely over one month in already – I am accepting Belle Brita’s Love Blog Challenge. With the promise to myself

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I see the light in the little things

Five Little Things

Marcus laughing on cue as a customer

I love it when Marcus laughs a certain deep catching his breath kind of laugh that pretty much only Quinn can inspire in him. That’s the best sound. 

I love it when my nephews are glad to see me and want to tell me the cool things they’ve learned or ideas they have. That’s the best feeling. 

I love it when a colleague has an idea and our team reacts ready to try it and/or celebrate it. That’s the best

A Home of Love and Laughter

A Lifetime of Laughter

Before we married, Quinn told me an anecdote from the old sitcom “Night Court.” The characters included the goofy judge, the “together” lawyer, and the grumpy-old-lady-guard. The “together” lawyer was lamenting the goofy judge’s capacity for silliness, how could they succeed in a forever relationship together when he refused to “grow up”? Concerns for his responsibility weighed upon her mind and the prospect of their future.

After a pause, the grumpy-old-lady-guard said, “Yeah… after a lifetime of laughter, what have you got?”

This story was one of the ways Quinn convinced

Where Creativity Grows

For those of you new around here, creating is a big deal in our house. Marcus, Quinn, and I are creative souls. 

Our home is full of storytelling, improv, and music. And love allows for, promotes, and pushes us to keep creating. We create together and encourage separately, it’s an important dynamic in our love for each other and our love of art, music, words, stories, and on and on…

The starving artist and other tropes that define creativity as coming only from pain (are) frequent and believed as the only

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