I'm having so much fun on these Throwback Thursdays! I've decided to go way back and relive an old blog post. I love remembering these events and often read them to the kids for them to relive as well. Without further ado, a throwback to March 2013: Good Evening, and welcome to another episode of… Continue reading Reposting St. Patty’s Day
Wow, I found this post hidden in the 'drafts' from way back in 2010. It is so apropos because so many of my close friends in the military are dealing with this exact thing right now! The unknown is just getting to me today!! I was having a txt war with my friend (since we… Continue reading Battling the Unknown
I don’t like goodbyes and have never been good at them. The first of the 'hard goodbyes' I learned to hate was every time I had to say goodbye to my cousin, my best friend, after a visit. Whether it was watching a vehicle drive away while I wildly waved my hands in the air,… Continue reading The Art of Goodbyes
Sometimes, it's a lot of fun and quite humorous to read through old drafts of mine. I get to spend some time reflecting how my life has changed and how my life can remain so very constant over the years. For instance, the following draft came from Nov. 2015, and yet, the sentiment is still… Continue reading What’s New With Me?
I've heard people say "you are going to miss your kids when they go" or "hold on to those little ones tight, they grow up too fast". I can now tell you from experience that these statements are a GROSS understatement! I don't think all the warnings and admonitions in the world can prepare you… Continue reading Too Fast, pt.2
Too Fast! The past 18 years went by way too fast! One of the main reasons I chose to get back into writing was to process the departure of my first-born child. Let me tell you, it was so much harder than I had thought or anticipated! Daniel, 1 day old When Daniel was born… Continue reading Too Fast, pt.1
In the 23 years I have been married, only 18 months of them have been lived in my home state of Iowa. That's rough on this family girl who spent every holiday splitting my time between my mother's side and my father's side. Holidays always meant loud, raucous groups of people living, laughing, arguing, love… Continue reading The Beauty of Technology