Monthly Archives: December, 2011

Resolutions 27 Dec 11

As New Years approaches, I find myself wondering what I my resolutions should be. I have had the same resolution for years now, and I have yet to complete it.  I still try, every year. My goal? To read the Bible all the way through. I just can’t seem to get through it. I get …

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I knew I was a mom when… 22 Dec 11

  On the day of my son’s 18th birthday, I thought I would share a story of what it was like to become a mom. I had a rough pregnancy. I felt sick to my stomach the entire pregnancy. I had preterm labor from 28 weeks on and I was partially dilated. On top of …

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Strength of Tea 20 Dec 11

I’m sick and tired of hearing about recurrences of cancer in people who have already fought so hard. I wish there was at least a way to suspend time, to allow them a vacation from this disease process. You have to wonder when these recurrences happen (and when they are found they have spread), if …

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Coffee Anyone? 17 Dec 11

The stress of moving is one I am no stranger to. I have moved twenty times in my life, and am working on move number twenty-one. That averages out to about one move every two years. Oddly enough that is how long it takes me to get itchy feet, and tired of looking at the …

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Apple Blessings 16 Dec 11

Why is it that the ones most grateful for the blessings in their lives are always the ones who have already been to hell and back? What is it about human nature that we seem to be programmed this way?  I have never heard of anyone say “I feel so blessed” unless they have been …

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This blog note is about……I forgot.

One of the problems I have with my writing is that I always write these wonderful pieces in my head while I’m sleeping, showering, or driving, and by the time I get to the computer, or grab a pencil and paper, it’s all gone. I did that last night. It was a wonderful piece, about …

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On the Road Again 01 Dec 11

     I am thrilled to be taking a trip. It’s a combo vacation, house/area hunt for our new duty station, and hopefully to visit family. We leave tomorrow. Although I am thrilled, I am a bit unhappy with a few things surrounding the trip.      I am sick with a cold. Although the cold itself …

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