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My Dog Taught Me Definitive Lessons on Being Human

The last three weeks of life have taught me some definitive lessons on being human… I learned these lessons because of a dog. Yes, a dog… A dog that is smaller than most house cats. I’ll let that sink in. A little sidenote, if you aren’t a lover of dogs, (I am sorry for you) […]

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When Boats Almost Capsize

There are storms in life sometimes so great that we feel the very boats we Captain might capsize. The sky darkens, the seas pick up, and we start to take on more water than our boats can handle. The storms come in so many forms. Relationships gone so wrong they are unrecognizable. Finances stretched so […]

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Thinking Out Loud

I sat on the couch nestled in with Bella curled up on my lap reading a fascinating book for one of my classes. My sweet Hubbz, outside doing his weekly mow on the lawn that he loves to keep so pristine. I could hear the speakers on the deck filling the summer evening with tunes. […]

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Beautiful Aches of the Heart

A long long time ago, long before I met Hubbz, I met a boy. My young, sweet teenage heart was enamored with that boy. He intrigued me and he captivated me. It was beautiful and maddening all at the same time. Life happened as it does and that said boy went away to college. It was long […]

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FaceTime Lessons with my Sister

So I’m standing in my kitchen at 9:30 on a random weeknight and decide to dial-up my sister in Boston. With her kiddos fast asleep I hope to catch her in those sacred moments after baths and bed but before she calls it a day. FaceTime rings once then to my astonishment the screen reads […]

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