with over 6 more weeks to go of his long distance crna residency, i so miss this man. i’m doing just fine here on my own. in fact, i’ve been really well, not really lonely at all, totally focused (and maybe a bit obsessed?) with wellness and life and work. but today i really felt the emotion of missing his presence inside these walls. his arms around me. his voice.

i’ve never really liked this photo of us. he looks wonderful, of course, but i always thought my hair looked too frizzy, caught inside the humidity of kauai’s warmth. and what’s up with that smile? and chubby cheeks? you know the drill. but tonite, when i revisit this photo, i’m reminded that it’s one of john’s favorites and this makes me love it. he sees beyond what i see. he sees the tenderness. and how we were standing on one of the most gorgeous spots on earth… togehter. and how a crazy artist lady snapped our photo for us. he sees the sweetness of the moment and all this holds meaning for him. me? well i used to see frizzy hair and a weird smile. but now i see us. i just simply see the two of us in the hands of a beautiful moment. and now, well now i love this photo.

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Hi, I'm Kelly Rae Roberts!

Before I picked up my first paintbrush at the age of 30, I was a medical social worker. I followed my whispers and started playing with paint and everything changed.

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