A couple of weeks ago I had the wonderful opportunity to spend time with my first visitor from home! My dear friend, Pam came to meet up with her husband who had been on a bike marathon ride in Florida and they spent 3 days in the ATL and visited some of our local sites. … More A Taste of Home….
Well, we have hit a kind of milestone this past month. Our little Rowan has passed her 6th month marker. And in that time I have come to wonder, what exactly was life like without her. In this 6 month period, I sold my house, moved to Atlanta and have settled in to taking care … More 6 Months That Have Rocked My World….
It is so funny how we tend to live our lives in incremental stages. There are our high school years when we thought we would never get out of school and go off to college. Our early 20’s when life was fun and the world was before us. Then the 30’s where we were settling … More 66 Years Old….And Choosing to Look Ahead!
Goodbye 2017!!! You were rough and rocky and sometimes downright frightening. But also intertwined throughout your 12 month tenure were moments of joy, expectation, fun and lots of thanksgiving. For me, you have given me a new home, a new home state, a new beginning and sadness in saying goodbye to lifelong friends who I … More My 2018 Wish List
I would like to extend to you a heartfelt Merry Christmas and pray that you will fill the holiday with the joys of Christmas through sights, sounds, and fellowship with friends and family. While I am feeling the joy of this holiday season, I am still feeling the never ending loss of family members who … More Merry Christmas Everyone!
Almost 15 years ago, just shy of one month, the Lord gave me the desires of my heart. I became a homeowner. At 50 years old it was thrilling, yet a bit frightening. The responsibility and the commitment to a foreclosed property was a bit overwhelming. But I knew the moment I saw it, … More As One Door Shuts…. Another Door Opens
August 9, 1982, I took a leap of faith and made the move to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I had recently gone through a separation and was starting my life as a single parent to my two sons. I was afraid. I was determined. And I was anxious for a new beginning, in a new city. … More It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye…