The Greatest Gift–part 3

A continuation of The Greatest Gift part 2 To start at the beginning: Part 1 My caseworker drove me 20 miles out of town, down 7 miles of dusty dirt road to a small house with a big back porch and a barn in the back yard. I could see horses in the distance and... Continue Reading →

The Greatest Gift–part 2

A continuation of The Greatest Gift –part 1. My time at the next home was short. I can't say they were horrible foster parents, but they weren't Melrose. I quickly noticed the differences. I no longer got to go on shopping trips, no longer got to pick out what I needed or balance my ledger. There... Continue Reading →

The Greatest Gift –part 1

I started writing this post around Christmas, when the title was much more appropriate. It's been on my mind the past three months as I struggled with sharing or not sharing. Around holidays you hear so many people searching for the perfect gift to give their loved ones and last Christmas, I heard some friends... Continue Reading →

Ohhh, He’s Gonna Get Me This Time

Out of breath.  Hiding. Locked in the closet hoping my husband has gone away. Ear to the door I'm checking for any sound that might indicate his presence. It's been 5 minutes since I last checked. Surely he has given up.  Somewhere out there, he's stalking around the house with a Jack Nicholson crazy eye... Continue Reading →

A Funny Moment with Dry Shampoo

My blog is about sharing the educational, inspirational and funny moments of life. I enjoy sharing the funny moments most, and while I've already shared this story on Facebook, Snap chat, and at work, I feel like I'm leaving my readers out, and I must share. Before I get started lets talk about what dry... Continue Reading →

Dog Walking: Why I Stopped Using a Bicycle

Every dog lover knows that dogs like and NEED walks.  Dogs like exploring, and they NEED to expend energy. Pent up energy is what causes nervous habits for dogs, like chewing shoes, walls, door frames, excessive barking, etc. While I know Lucky, my hundred pound Lab/bulldog mix, enjoyed and needed the walks, there were days... Continue Reading →

If I could, I’d Miss Him.

5 years old: I stood and stared, for hours, out of the window of our New York apartment building waiting for my father to show up. It was my birthday. He never showed up. I don’t remember much about New York, but I remember looking out of that window for a long time. I remember... Continue Reading →

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