• Longing for hard times…

    May 17, 2016

    A friend on Facebook just shared this  blog entry and I am reading it from a much different perspective than…

  • The hardest thing.

    April 28, 2016

    Of course, the blood tests confirmed I was indeed pregnant.   To Alex and my mom, our next step was…

  • "Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place. It pulls up the rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneath have room to grow. Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart, far better things will take their place."
    Rumi,  Poet
  • What happened?

    April 10, 2016

    What happened? In November of 2012, when I was in South Lake Tahoe for the birth of my first nephew…

  • Things that make my heart happy!

    April 7, 2016

    My adorable nephew Wyatt and niece Vivienne.  Two of the loves of my life.

  • In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
    Robert Frost
    Robert Frost,  Poet