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Not the Summer I Expected

On July 5, 2016, I had a very minor dental procedure.  It was very well planned ahead of time.  I have many allergies, so the dentist, my husband, and I had discussed in detail about how my tooth would be repaired.  478 more words



over the years
I made believe
that the best way to heal
is to act like I’m well
to deceive myself
my family and friends… 112 more words


My son broke his leg and it almost broke me, but didn’t: On borrowed strength and grace

I feel like someone who flirts with her own breaking point on a daily basis, but few things threaten my sanity more than when my son is in pain. 1,708 more words

I Try

Letting Go

Hi my name is Sam, and I’m a bit (okay a lot) of a control freak.

In unison, “Hi Sam!”

As some of you may know I recently started my student teaching program, so I am now out of the house all day during the week. 305 more words

Mom Life

Seizure Disorders

Last night I was out tinkering with some uncooperative lights by our front door.  A neighbor came up and invited me to come over to a gathering around a wood fire in the driveway next door – a group was there and they wanted to “get to know the mysterious people in the gray house” (that’s us). 549 more words

Care Giving

Cliffy's Shots of Wit - #84

Click the link below to see Cliffy’s Shot of Wit #84, along with the back story of how it came to be (feel free to share with friends)… 362 more words

On Accepting Help

“Would you like something to eat?”

No thanks, I’m good.

“Do you need a ride?”

No thanks, I’m good.

“Do you want to come with us to ?  354 more words

Black Lives Matter