The Scotland Series: Great Scot! We’ve Reached Stirling

My 2014 excursion through Scotland came and went and left me with an unshakeable desire to return sooner rather than later, and hopefully with my family in toe. I don’t know about others with Scottish ancestry, but my family loves ours. Let’s take for example the Property Brothers, Jonathan and Drew Scott.“But they’re Canadian!” you say. … More The Scotland Series: Great Scot! We’ve Reached Stirling

The Scotland Series: Bumbling through Edinburgh

It is strange looking back to admit that we never intended on staying in Edinburgh. I honestly do not remember the reason; perhaps we had our sights set on the more rugged, outdoorsy side of Scotland—nothing says “rugged” like St. Andrews, home of the rich white man’s favorite sport— or we didn’t want to follow … More The Scotland Series: Bumbling through Edinburgh

Our Hurting Hearts

“My favorite thing about myself is that my heart always hurts.” -Glennon Doyle There was a time when I believed that feeling pain meant I was weak. If you’re anything like me, then often the strategy is this: 1. Hurt 2. Make it go away as fast as we can 3. Feel hurt anyway but … More Our Hurting Hearts