Dreams

I tend to talk around my dreams. I speak hints and allusions to the desires buried deep in my DNA, but it’s not often I am brave enough to call my dreams by name, give them definition, tell them to other people. I guess I fear finding my dreams are laughable. Or worse, I fear […]

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To the Best Mom I Know

Sarah Smith, you are such an amazing mother to our little boy. I love seeing how in love you are with him, the way you care for him, and the ways you push me to love you both better. I am so grateful that you are the mother of my children, my wife, my best […]

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A Birth Story

Ender Owen Smith was born on February 11, 2010 at 2:55pm. Yes, we  got his first name from Enders Game by Orson Scott Card. His middle name was inherited from my Papa, Charles Owen Smith. All throughout the pregnancy, we have heard birth stories that are all kinds of terrifying. Stories of doctors rushing through […]

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Good Things

Today, I’m thinking about what is good. It is so easy for me (at this time in my life) to become overwhelmed by stress, all the need-to-do’s, discouragement, and general crankiness. It’s so easy for me to forget about what is good. In an effort to combat this forgetfulness, I present a (partial) list of […]

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