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Goodbye 2018

Goodbye 2018

You would think that we would get used to the idea that time flies as you get older, but we never do. It takes my breath away at how quickly 2018 passed. It feels like it just began, yet here we are on the first Sunday in 2019. Crazy and scary and a great reminder to...

November Out

November was not a great month for me. Sure, there were good parts about it, but the lasting impression I have is not a favorable one. I feel like the weather is to blame for a portion of this. Dreary and damp is not my favorite weather pattern. I would rather it...
2018 – February is in the books

2018 – February is in the books

February is the beginning of my personal roller coaster, and boy did it start out with a bang. Jim was in Australia until February 18th, which meant I had single parent duty for most of the month. When we were not at work/school/dance, Holly and I spent all of our...
2018 – One month down

2018 – One month down

It feels like January was the slowest month ever but also over in the blink of an eye. It was a busy month. Jim kept busy with job interviews and doctors’ appointments. I kept busy with work. Holly kept us both busy with dance. Jim prepped for his Australia...
Looking back at year 2017

Looking back at year 2017

What a year 2017 was! There have been more changes this year than in years past, and I still do not know how I feel about them. On the one hand, I discovered my voice, as so many of us did. I will no longer stay silent about injustice and I will fight to make this...

A Very Special Day

At 8:32 AM 11 years ago today, I gave my heart away for the third time. As I watch my beautiful baby girl poised on the cusp of womanhood, there are not enough words to express how much having her for my daughter means to me. A very happy birthday to my own...