Those Moments
Being a Mom

Those Moments

  You know the ones. Those moments when you see your child and you’re thunderstruck by the person they’re becoming? I was watching Princess walk on an island with her Daddy yesterday and she took my breath away, she’s no longer a little girl.. she’s becoming a young lady and I just don’t know that…

Eleven Years
Nathan

Eleven Years

I think this is the very first picture ever taken of us together, December 31, 1998.  That was Fourteen years ago.  FOURTEEN YEARS.   Eleven Years ago, we stood side by side smiling and laughing, ready to make it official in the eyes of God (PaPa’s words) Eleven years later – I sit at the…

Introducing…
Family

Introducing…

Cash   or Change, if you’re Monkey, who for some reason can’t remember Cash and instead keeps introducing the puppy as ‘Change’ – which elicits several giggles. also known to a friend as RainCheck (wink, wink Kellie) Cash was born on March 18, 2012 and is a 10 week old Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff) and…

Happy Birthday, Michael
Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Michael

Today, May 20th, is my *little* brother Michael’s 31st birthday! Happy Birthday, MY-kayla.   Michael, you were my constant companion, my playmate and my friend; whether it was me dressing you up in Granny’s clothes, painting your nails, flipping you over my head, you chasing me around the yard with a machete or you pulling…

Making a Difference
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Making a Difference

Sometimes the pivotal moments in life, the epiphanies come out of nowhere. Last Thursday we woke the kids up to watch an amazing lightning storm out on the horizon and then everyone went back to bed/reading/baking/TV. and then … 80 mph winds, hail, tornados and craziness. We ran out of our house to check on…