Anyone Else Rush To Get The House Clean Before Someone Comes Home?

What if this person has been gone for 3 days?

Just put some coffee on.  I’m gong to need it…

 

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I Am Celebrating My 20th Anniversary At 35…And I Am Obviously Not The Perfect Wife

Yesterday was our 20th anniversary of being together.

20 years…it just seems impossible that two crazy kids who met in high school would be celebrating 20 years together.  The number is just huge.  20.

I remember 20 years ago when Ben asked me out.  He had the most beautiful speech lined up about relationships and possibilities, and living dreams together.  He has always had a gift of words, yet all I was able to come up with was, “okay!”

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Man, he was so hot…luckiest woman on earth?  Check!

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About Me

Tamarah Rockwood

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Me in 10 seconds

Wife of Ben, Mother of 5, homeschooling steward, keeper of chickens, gardens and endless projects, appreciator of American & British Literature (1850-1950), endless thinker, continuous learner and a woman very devoted to giving God glory in and through my life and through the lives of others.

I’m fascinated with the experience of life through the perspective of people.  My degree in Literature was the study of history through the words of the people who lived through it.  I would love to get to the bottom of “what it means to be a woman.”  This is unbelievably complicated, but I will get there.

I love seeing a different point of view.

Total introvert (INTJ). I thrive in solitude.  Just FYI.

Creator.  I create something every day.

California native. Second generation American.  My blood is from Scotland.

Amazingly happy and deeply grateful.

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I Am Letting My Husband and Children Teach Me How To Relax.

I think my goal in life is to not fall apart…

It is a weird goal, I think.  Some people want to be astronauts.  Some people want to be ballerina dancers.

I want to provide my children with a fantastic home, a great learning environment, enable their pursuits in education and extracurricular activities, make sure we participate in social events, volunteer, provide healthy meals for my home, make sure we have clean clothes and a functional household, encourage my husband in his work while being a loving and fun wife…. I also want to have a garden and write and paint and one day visit Montana.  I could go on for days, it’s a never ending list.

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BlogHer Featured Member Post: I Ran 40 Miles Last Month And I Still Don’t Believe In Myself

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I Ran 40 Miles Last Month And I Still Don’t Believe In Myself

I want to get in shape like crazy.

I want my figure back: I want my waist back, and I want my thighs back.

I want to be able to run without being in pain. I want there to be actual, strong muscles in my legs. I want to be able to wear a sleeveless dress without marveling at the girth of my arms.

I am so insanely frustrated, I could cry.

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