Get Back Up

  “I’d like a do-over for 2018,” my husband says to me in his new raspy voice.  It was Groundhog Day and we’d barely made it off the starting block for the year. His comment caused me to pause. I guess things had been a little bumpy lately.  In fact, we had not until then […]

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Surviving the storm

What’s on my heart this month: On hurricanes and kids in poverty As I write, our hearts and prayers are with those in Florida who are picking up the pieces after Hurricane Irma. We probably all have friends or loved ones who hunkered down and weathered the storm, fearful for their homes, families, neighbors, and […]

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Go With Love

I do not like crumbs in the bed… My nine-year-old daughter, Mary, organized a surprise movie night for me. She decorated my room with movie theater candy, creative homemade reserved seat signs, popcorn, and soda with fancy straws. She was so excited to unveil her surprise. She grabbed the remote and said, “Okay, Mom, let’s […]

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