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New Beginnings On The Journey

I’ve been putting off posting just for the simple reason that I don’t want to talk about what is really consuming my thoughts. My kids are growing up. It’s exciting and wonderful to watch them become yet at the same time it pulls at the heart. There’s a part where I want to go back … Continue reading

Facing the Day Ahead

Have you ever woken up suddenly from a really great sleep and wondered why the heck you’re awake? I did last night. I was sleeping wonderfully when a sudden coughing fit and dryness in my throat woke me from a beautiful sleep. Ugh… that’s annoying. But since I was alert and alive my brain clicked … Continue reading

When a Mouse in the Driveway Pulled Us Away

As we climbed out of the van I turned towards my son, “Here, Matt, carry this stuff.” We were unloading the van and trying to make it all in one trip.  Matthew just had a few small things to carry. “I can’t carry all that!” “Yes, you can — carry the small tote on the bottom, … Continue reading

Mother’s Day On the Hard Days

This Mother’s Day seems to be harder than the last few years. My mother has been in heaven for 14 years. Fourteen years without her. Some days are harder and some are easier. Last year at this time I barely had time to think of her or the days since she’s been gone. We were closing on … Continue reading

Farewell Summer, Hello Autumn

We said our farewell to summer last night with friends and fireworks.  Now this morning, we settle into all things autumn… my favorite season. I’m on the hunt for autumn mums and pumpkins for the porch.   It’s time for unpacking fun boots and cozy sweaters. A few leaves scatter the yard and there’s a cool chill in the air.  Della is enjoying the fallen … Continue reading