We’ve been without a clothes dryer for about a week. That fateful day, I put some clothes in the dryer and pushed the button. Nothing happened! I couldn’t believe it! So, I kept on pushing the button and “nothing” kept on happening. 😂 I checked to make sure that the door was shut. I also… Read More Day 162- Thankful for Lessons from a Broken Dryer
I remember when I was so non tech savvy that my daughter had to sign me up for Facebook!! I didn’t know how to text, and I never thought I would have a smart phone! Who would have thought that I would start a blog?! I still remember the look on my older son’s face… Read More Day 80 – Thankful for tech communication
Last week I went to a funeral. Now mind you, I’ve been to quite a few funerals in the past 15ish years, but this one was different. This was the funeral of the patriarch of a large family, many of them family friends since my youth. I believe this was the most emotionally painful funeral… Read More Storms of emotional pain
On our way to visit family for Thanksgiving, we drive mile after mile, passing hundreds of other vehicles that represent drivers from many walks of life. We pass FedEx trucks – (got to be on time!); the farm truck with hay hanging out the back; utility vans and trucks with ladders; semis hauling goods to… Read More Ruts – Am I stuck?
When I was a young mommy, I did my best with what I had been given, and I tried to be the best mom that I could be. I think that most mommies do that. But I was still young enough to think I knew so much and not to realize that I had so… Read More Becoming a Better Mommy