Four months ago, I spent four days and nights sitting vigil with my family while my dad died. (Technically he was my stepdad but he was a dad to me and I have found that many people immediately dismiss...
Do you ever feel like every time you leave the house you are packing for a week away? Sometimes the hassle of remembering everything makes the start of a fun day so much work it hardly feels worth it....
I have been lucky enough to have a few groups of close friends since high school and college. I have made new friends through out the years and may feel closer to them at times. But there is something...
Summer is by far my favorite season. I love warm weather, long days playing outside and barbecuing.I love to cook on the grill for reasons other than the delicious taste. I hate cleaning up. Nothing ruins a good meal...
The other day I was on my way to work after dropping off all three kids at school and with the sitter. I was on time and not rushing - more or less feeling like a success. I was listening...
The other day my son asked, “Where am I?” while looking at a picture of my husband and me. “You weren’t born yet,” I said. His three-year-old brain processed this and asked what I’m sure seemed like a logical question; ‘Were...

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