My husband and I just finished watching the Paramount + series, "1883," which follows the story of the Dutton family on their journey to Oregon on the infamous Oregon Trail. https://vimeo.com/duncanelms/1883 It's honestly one of the best things I've ever watched, aside from the language. Horrendous hardships face this family and the inexperienced European immigrants… Continue reading History: Not Long Ago. Not Far Away.
Changes – from son up, to son down
Our son is now on his 4th day of life on the outside. It is 3:28 AM on 8/10/2020. I am in the midst of trying to allow my body to heal, care for my baby, and help my mother and husband who are also here, and process all of these incredible emotions I am… Continue reading Changes – from son up, to son down
Raiders of the Lost Appendix
My great-grandfather died in 1977 following complications from a stroke. His name was Webb, & everyone tells me that he & I would've been like two peas in a pod, because our sense of humor is very similar. I wasn't born until 10 years later, so he & I never met. I'm not sure when,… Continue reading Raiders of the Lost Appendix