This Too Shall Pass, But What Will Remain? PART 1

As the COVID-19 virus continues to affect our world and our daily lives, I have been reminded of another time in my own life when my plans were canceled, and fear of the unknown loomed heavy. As I’ve reflected on that time, I’ve been comforted by the reminder of lessons learned. Because these lessons wereContinue reading “This Too Shall Pass, But What Will Remain? PART 1”

Gratitude through Gritted Teeth

I knew there was a fee to park at the venue where I was taking my two young daughters to the Disney Princesses on Ice show. But I forgot. Not until I was driving in to the large lot did it dawn on me that I had no cash. And they don’t accept credit cards for parking.Continue reading “Gratitude through Gritted Teeth”

Counting My Blessings

My husband and I have a little tradition we keep each Christmas season. We make popcorn and snuggle up to watch the movie, White Christmas, together. Real men watch Bing Crosby dance… in case you didn’t know. Each year I get teary-eyed as the snow falls at the end of the movie and as BingContinue reading “Counting My Blessings”

One In A Million.

My son’s bus came to a sliding stop this morning on the ice rink/road near our home. As my boy started to make his way up the steps and on to school, I jokingly reminded him of his teacher’s name. I was only half-kidding. Due to snow and cold weather our local schools have beenContinue reading “One In A Million.”

A Thanksgiving Dinner

As a guest blogger for Riley Hospital for Children, where our son received treatment for cancer as a small child, I’ve been asked to write about a variety of topics. Recently I was asked if I could write something for the hospital to post on Thanksgiving Day. I thought about it for awhile and thenContinue reading “A Thanksgiving Dinner”