Parenthood Never Ends

Today our youngest turns 18.  He is an amazing kid, and becoming an even more amazing young man.  I am happy to say I'm very proud of him. Birthdays are always a day of reflection for me.  Today, like with all the kids, I find myself looking back over my successes as a parent, and … Continue reading Parenthood Never Ends

Valentine’s Day

Right now it's still morning, for me.  While many of you are already in the process of getting ready to go out to a romantic dinner, or special date with your significant other, in my house, I'm still waking up, and my husband is still asleep. Valentine's Day for us is not a big deal.  … Continue reading Valentine’s Day

Requiem for the Friend I Will Never Know

Today I need to honor someone.  Someone I will never have the chance to meet, or to know.  But I honor her because I know all I need to know about her, to know that she is my friend. Many years ago, I had a friend in high school.  We weren't particularly close, but he … Continue reading Requiem for the Friend I Will Never Know

The Spirit of Christmas

Today I want to dedicate my post to those who cannot be with their families and loved ones today.  This post is for those working in medical facilities, emergency services, call centers, stores, military, etc.  But this post is also dedicated to those who may have the day off, but can't be with their loved … Continue reading The Spirit of Christmas

The Most Wonderful Gift

The last couple of days I've been feeling very retrospective, as I always am at this time of year.  I'm certain most of us go through the same thing.  Another year older, and what does it mean?  Also, because the holiday season is here, the new year is coming, and so has the greed. It … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Gift