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September 30, 2014

Since I've been lacking on the Tuesday 10 lately, I thought it was a good time to list 10 things that made me smile this month.  This is quite the opposite of what I had planned which was, "10 reasons I hate winter"...which might still happen later.  But for now, I'm keep...

September 23, 2014

My son had turned 2 about 2 weeks before my husband died an unexpected death.  At the time, I was thankful that Kaleb was so young because I assumed he wouldn’t really know the difference, but I was wrong, really wrong. Almost 3 months had passed and Kaleb hadn’t changed...

September 17, 2014

1. I mentioned it on FB last week: How is it that just because we get a little older and we may or may not have had children, why do we instantly lose the ability to function on very little sleep like we did in college?  Getting 3-4 hours of sleep and then being expected...

September 15, 2014

This'll be a short blog post for whoever reads it.  Let's not get our panties in a bunch here because it's not life vs death, but for me, it's important.  Yes, I'm okay, yes Kaleb is okay but we still need prayers.

Specifically, with me, there are several things goi...

September 9, 2014

You asked for it...(Ok, actually maybe just Britt asked for it) but here it is, My Bucket List in Tuesday 10 form.

1. Go to the movies more.  Alone.  As in, without child. The child who eats all the popped corn.  I actually went the other night for the first time in prob...

September 8, 2014


You know, when I was a little girl, after I had already lost my arm, I thought about what my own kids would think of me. I worried they would be embarrassed that their mom was different. I was afraid they wouldn't want me to be around their friends because they were asha...

September 8, 2014


Tonight we ate at Denny's because you loved brinner and we've been missing you extra. You know how much I hate brinner. How I hate that for days I feel like we smell of syrup and breakfast sausage. It drove you crazy that I hated breakfast food so much and it drove me cr...

September 2, 2014

1.  Physically, mentally, spiritually, I'm just not ready for the holidays.  Except maybe Halloween. And while we're on that subject, Kaleb wants to be a train again.  Is this acceptable?  I wasn't on board at first but I'm wondering why I would even argue that......

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