I blinked and you’re 21.

Dear Haley, Happy 21st birthday, Pooh! Can you believe it? Do you remember all the conversations we would have about how you couldn’t wait to be 16, 18, and now 21?  Well here you are! You are 21 today. It really does seem like yesterday I was in the hospital...

Desert Seasons and 2nd Chances

There’s something so amazing about 2nd chances.  Maybe something happened and your world crumbled because you messed up, failed or maybe, just maybe it wasn’t your fault at all. But you walk away from that particular situation/season and wonder,...

I can’t help falling in love with you

It’s been quite the journey. We’ve weathered severe storms, a couple of dry spells, a blizzard or two and maybe a small earthquake here or there. But the sunny, breezy, warm days have far outweighed those dreary ones, my love. I’ve been thinking...

Making the most of the wait.

Not weight.  Wait. Lord knows there’s plenty I could do with that. But I digress. It’s been a very interesting couple of years. Lots of ups, lots of downs and lots of in-betweens. I must admit that processing through the gamut of emotions attached to such...