Life Archives - Megan Westfield

Line-a-day success: a seven year saga

By Megan on Sunday, January 7th, 2018 in Life. No Comments

For three years straight, my solitary new year’s resolution was to write daily in the line-a-day journal I’ve been keeping (or attempting to keep) for seven years.
Here’s the blog post trail from this sad saga: 
Line-a-day resolution 2017
Line-a-day …




Since My Last Post in March

By Megan on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 in Kids, Life. No Comments

we had a baby boy, now six months old
we bought a house, which involved some fixing up and moving from our temporary apartment
I returned to my day job part time
we spent 11 days in the …




San Diego Residents

By Megan on Saturday, March 14th, 2015 in Kids, Life. No Comments

We’ve been here in San Diego for almost a month.  It’s been a whirlwind of unpacking, preparing for Baby Boy, my husband settling into his new job, and, a pair of back-to-back “Welcome to San Diego” severe colds with fever for …




A Baby and a Move

By Megan on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 in Kids, Life. No Comments

Big changes going on right now for the Just Family:
1. We are expecting a baby boy in early April
2.  We are moving to San Diego tomorrow
This move is bittersweet for us, as we’re moving because my husband was …




Resolution 2015: Line-a-Day Journal

By Megan on Thursday, January 1st, 2015 in Life. 1 Comment

I didn’t get around to making a list of resolutions this year, but the one thing I am determined to do is to write in my line-a-day journal EVERY SINGLE DAY this year.
2015 starts the fifth and final year …




Winter Solstice

By Megan on Sunday, December 21st, 2014 in Life, Photo Friday. No Comments

I’ve always heard winter solstice referred to as “the shortest day of the year.” Today, I heard someone call this “the longest night of the year.” Same concept, but the latter sounds so much better: positive and even a little mysterious. …




Voting by Mail

By Megan on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 in Life. No Comments

I voted in today’s election five days ago by mail.  I started voting by mail back when I was in the Navy, an Oregon  resident living anywhere but there. Even though the polling station is only a few miles away …