As I sat there in my home office, on a beautiful spring day, the breeze blowing, the birds singing, the temperature inviting. It was the perfect combo for a day of windows open as fresh air circulated through our home. But, no. Instead I accepted that I was, in fact, living on a post apocalyptic … Continue reading BURN ALL THE THINGS
As my second wedding anniversary approached my head was flooded with thoughts. I knew I wanted to write something, but wasn’t set on a direction. I could easily write something incredibly mushy or a monologue of sarcasm, woven with humor. However, going solely in either direction didn’t settle right for me. Then, I thought about … Continue reading What Marriage Is
I'm terrible at being quiet. Actually, I'm incredible at being quiet. I can go hours without feeling the need to mutter a word, I can stealthily slink around our home and farm so silently My Someone is constantly hollaring out to find me when I'm in the next room. We have a tiny home, friends, … Continue reading The Days I have to be Quiet
I fear how backwoods Okie I am about to sound with the content of this post, but just roll with me here for a bit. Do you ever have one of those weeks? You know, those weeks where you have an impossible to achieve to-do list ahead of you, the house never seems to stay … Continue reading My Husband’s Truck
A few of you just snorted at the title, I could feel it... futuristically feel it, that is. 'Two months little girl? Try 25 years.' Don't worry my marriage veterans, I'm not here to tell you I have this whole "till death do us part" thing figured out, I'm here to tell you what I've … Continue reading What I Learned My First Two Months of Marriage
If you're a personal Facebook friend on mine, you might have seen me say something about a blog post I'd be doing today. Well, in typical Danielle fashion, I changed my mind, and decided to write this instead. So I attended my first Catholic wedding... I've always heard rumors, then when I started dating My … Continue reading Janet, Miley and Rollin’ on the River
September 11, 1982, in the First United Methodist Church of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, 19 year old Michele Darby married 23 year old Denny Beard. In my world, these two go by Mom and Dad. Whatever brought together my reserved, disciplined, beautiful mother with my outgoing, wild, cowboy father is beyond me, but God has the greater … Continue reading 30 years of faith, love & committment.