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Monthly Archives: October 2016

The first will always be something special.  Something incomparable to anything else that ever happens in life.  The first time absolute, unconditional love really makes sense.  The first time an undistorted view of the heart is really captured.  It happens in an instant. . . or at least it did for me, the moment I laid…

  My goodness how I enjoyed this family.  “Fun” doesn’t even begin to describe them.  I could probably come up with a million words to describe them. . . connected, lively, passionate, joyful, a breath of fresh air, energetic, hard-working, committed, happy, and full of life. . . to name a few.  Yep, this is…

On this day, nine years ago, over the sound of Chris Rice’s voice singing, Welcome to our World, I heard the beautiful words that I had suspected I would hear for nine long months.  Better than the sound of Rice’s angelic voice, the sweet words were uttered, it’s a girl.  With those three tiny words, I learned what mothers…

The leaves are changing and the temperatures are dropping.  The chill in the air marks the imminent end of one season as we stand on the brink of a new one.  Changing seasons seems the most appropriate illustration of the senior year of high school. I was happy to finish out my 2017 seniors with…

I have known Kristina for, well, more years than I care to think about.  My sisters childhood best friend, Kristina’s home was the second home to my little sister and they grew up side by side for many of their childhood years.   I often wondered if my sister had been adopted by Kristina’s family….