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Keep Showing Up

Posted by on May 27, 2018 in Introspection, Leaving a Legacy | Comments Off on Keep Showing Up

This past week, I played softball for the first time this season. On paper, it was my best game ever. I hit the ball every time I was at bat and made it to first base every time. I had an RBI and I scored a run. For a few of the innings, I played the position of catcher and […]

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Posted by on December 23, 2017 in Leaving a Legacy | Comments Off on We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Dear Family and Friends, How does one sum up a year filled with incredible moments, deep sadness, amazing adventures, personal achievements, hard work and remarkable growth? As I was contemplating all that 2017 has held, I had the thought that if a movie were to be made of any year in my life, this one would be a contender. To […]

Disappointed or Deliberate?

Posted by on August 04, 2017 in Jane Austen Inspired, Leaving a Legacy | Comments Off on Disappointed or Deliberate?

The other night, our family watched “The Princess Bride” movie for the umpteenth time, but this time our four year old daughter was seeing it for the first time or at least the first time that she truly understood what was happening. *Spoiler*… As Buttercup pushed the man in black over the cliff, my eyes were drawn to my daughter […]

Happy Christmas to All

Dear friends and family, How do I sum up a year? We entered 2016 with hope and joy. In early December of 2015, we moved into our new home and were starting to settle in as we started the new year. But life got busy. We had to adjust to changes in schedule and although they were slight (we only […]

A Letter to My Mama

Dearest Mama, I blogged my way through losing Daddy and every single post your encouragement was there, your gratefulness for my words, your love for me shining through. So how am I supposed to do this, Mama? How do I struggle through the losing of you without you being there to tell me you are praying for me? That you […]