As I was approaching my birthday this year, I was deep in thought on a few things. Part of me wants to be like “OMG, you are almost 30 years old!” But mostly, I am feeling grateful. Because as a friend of mine pointed out; if life was fair – I would be dead. I … More
I ordered some new things for my mom on Amazon. Her assisted living is nice, and she has the ability to have her own things there and make it sort of her own. She isn’t able to go shopping anymore, and while I may be able to get her focused enough for a moment to … More Shopping Without Mom
Sniffles and coughs. Sore throat and tissues. Aches and pains. Chills and sweats. Blanket and snuggles. As much as I don’t like to see my son feeling sick, it still touches my mama heart that he wants me near him. At 17 years old, that isn’t always the case. This morning when I came back … More Not Feeling Well
Hey, what’s your agenda like tomorrow? I was wondering if you would like to get together for lunch and a visit? The immediate response was sure, sounds great! But what if I never asked? Today we are all rushing from here to there and doing so many things, juggling life and career and relationships. But … More What If We Never Ask?
I’ve always enjoyed driving. Sometimes I’ve favored some of my vehicles more than others. Actually I have even liked the same vehicle less or more depending upon the day and the current issue. I’ve really never got attached to a car. I hear about people that do and honestly I’ve sort of rolled my eyes … More Can’t Escape Love
Here’s a bit of story, a little jaunt down memory lane, showing that God knows more than we do and that He has plans in place. This tale was from around 20 years ago. It was while we were living in Ohio, before we moved to Florida. We had traveled down for vacation and stayed … More When A Plan Comes Together….
The weather down here was quite delightful, Compared to back home which was frightful. We’d left ice, snow and freezing temperatures behind, Came to the sunshine state to see what we’d find. As young parents our private moments were precious and few, So a night time stroll helped our relationship renew. I remember like yesterday, … More A Walk To Remember
Have you ever been talking with someone, sharing something with them, and when you asked them a question, their answer seemed way off? Or maybe they were quick to say, could you repeat the question? I am not sure that I heard that right. Or perhaps they were honest and said, I’m sorry, I wasn’t … More Deeply Distracted
Hurry Mama Hurry Take my hand, let’s go, I’ve got you don’t worry, Yes, ma’am, I know, Hurry mama hurry, There’s no time to be slow, Yes Mama, I remember that too, Please keep walking, there is so much to do. The stories come every day, Sometimes just a sentence, A word, a photo or … More Hurry Mama, Hurry
Many of you have gotten to know my mom a bit in a couple of our previous blogs. Some of you have known her for years. No matter how long, you know how sweet that she is. You most likely also know how much she is struggling with her memory. Well, Sunday her life took … More Roll With the Flow