Life

Happy 6th Heavenly Birthday, Molly Marie! Another year has come and gone since we last celebrated your life and honored your memory. Another year has passed that we didn’t get to have you here with us, in our home and through our travels, though we believe you are always with us in spirit. Six years. Kindergarten. […]

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THEN – 4 1/2-year-old Sean and me on his first day of T-Ball at Mt. Greenwood Park, the day before his sister Molly was born and died (April 16, 2008): NOW – 10 1/2-year-old Sean, 4 1/2 year-old Abby and me on her first day of T-Ball at Mt. Greenwood Park, the day before their […]

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“I’m looking for a dare to be great situation.” ~ Lloyd Dobler (Say Anything) 25 years ago today (April 14, 1989), one of my all-time favorite movies, Say Anything, was released. I was in eighth grade and, if I recall correctly, went to see it with a one of my good friends, who I met […]

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Seven years ago today, on April 10, 2007, I began blogging. On past blogoversaries I have shared things that I have learned from blogging and two years ago, since my blogoversary fell on the second Tuesday of April, I chose “Blogoversaries” to be the Time Warp topic for that month. Last year I decided to keep it simple and choose one word to […]

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Do you examine your skin often for new or changing moles? Have you had a full body scan to check for skin cancer? Especially if you have fair skin and lots of freckles, as I do, you may know how important this is. I didn’t realize how important and serious it is until recently. Not […]

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It’s the third week of Lent and for the third time, this Lenten season, a small group of women from our parish gathered to share our faith and discuss the Gospel reading we will hear at church on Sunday. We have met every Tuesday evening at our home, around our dining room table. Over 20 other […]

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