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There Goes Your Life?

There’s a country song by Kenny Chesney (“There Goes My Life”) that I can so relate to—not just because it’s about teenagers having a baby.  But the message behind it rings so true in my heart, how eventually that little one grows up and leaves the nest.  446 more words



A mom is someone who loves you with all her heart and is always there for you no matter what. In my case a mom is someone who yells at you, calls out your flaws, and doesn’t care what she says about you. 440 more words


Easy Salted Caramel

I loooooovvveee salted caramel. I love baking with it, I love making it and I love eating it by the spoonful. Caramel is one of those really fun things to cook, you get to watch it bubbling away turning into the most decadent, sugary goodness and this recipe only takes about ten minutes, no candy thermometer required. 180 more words


Tidings of Love

The wind outside blowing a mighty commotion

Cucooned inside

All day 

Mother was teaching of devotion

I did so wish to go outdoors

and play… 113 more words


Misunderstood Conversations

Lyrics are not the only things that are misheard.

Entire conversations can be misunderstood.

A few nights ago when my nephew was staying over, I took him to the local store to rent a movie.   413 more words

Gift Of Life Donor Family Gathering October 19, 2014

We had received an invitation to the Gift Of life Donor Family Gathering a few months ago.

It was a difficult decision for me.  I did not want to be reminded of losing my daughter - 408 more words



Mom is angry.

I wasn’t.

But I’m getting – well maybe not angry but frustrated.

Dealing with another person’s constant anger can be frustrating.  I try very hard to be patient, and remind myself that she can’t help it, it’s part of her illness, and don’t take it personally.   148 more words