Introspective Insights

Introspective - adj: Examining sensory and perceptual experiences. Insight - n: The capacity to discern the true nature of a situation.

The Blossoming Belly Well, for those of you who don’t know, Baby Powell v2.0 is on the way. This pregnancy has been very odd or maybe not odd in the “statistical significance” sense, but odd in the “not like the other one” sense. We tried for several months to get pregnant and after watching just […]

Sweet, Sweet Summer… Well, here we are…it’s official…the calendar may not say the first day of summer, but it might as well be. Summer unofficially started weeks ago…and isn’t glorious! Maybe you don’t agree and well, I wouldn’t blame you. The shocking transition from 55 degrees to 85 isn’t for the faint of heart and […]

The Magnitude of Folding Undergarments Don’t be alarmed by the name of this post. I won’t be sharing scary stories about my own undergarments or (even scarier) my husband’s. Last night, I was folding my daughter’s clothes – excited (probably more than she) over all the cute things she just got for her birthday. That […]

Papers and Pens and Journals, Oh My! Office supplies…the mere mention brings a dreamy smile to my face while visions of brightly colored, sparkly gel pens float in my head. Memories of the smell of sharpies…the crisp feeling of paper in my hand. The rich, musky smell of a leather bound journal. My adhesive in […]

The Sound of Silence It is not often when you have a small child that you can truly envelop yourself in silence. Yet today is one of those rare moments when my husband is not home and my daughter is asleep. Ironically still is that there are no environmental sounds – the soft thud, thud […]

Pure Joy I was reminded today of how important reflections on the simple things in life are to keeping our joy. My daughter was running through the house with the pure expression of boundless joy on her face screaming “I’m gonna get you Daddy!” The simplest joy – being able to run and jump can […]

Introspective Insights introspective adj : examining own sensory and perceptual experiences in·sight n. The capacity to discern the true nature of a situation; penetration. The act or outcome of grasping the inward or hidden nature of things or of perceiving in an intuitive manner.