People talk about kids leaving the nest all the time, but what they don't always mention is how the momma bird occasionally has to leave the nest too. Her babies are hatched, though because they not self-sufficient, it is critical that she spread her wings and brave the unknown in order to ensure everyone, herself … Continue reading Fly robin fly – taking a chance in a whole new direction
"Dad!" Our eldest son called out one morning from the direction of the garage. "Dad!" He called again. "What," his father yelled back from the den where we both sat still in our pajamas, nursing far too little coffee to match Kiddo's level of activity. "If it wasn't for the coffee, I'd have no identifiable … Continue reading The adventure of the improbable boat
Cake crumbs still spotted the table and chairs, remnants from his brother's birthday party when LT first began asking if it was now time to plan his celebration, an event that wouldn't take place for several months. Each time he asked, he announced loudly and repeatedly that he was done being three and ready to … Continue reading A birthday wish for my son
The number 4 stares back at me on the computer screen. It is my eldest son's waitlist position for the school he is currently attending and the number meant he had only moved up one position in a month's time. When I first learned that he was placed on a waitlist I thought there must … Continue reading To wait or not to wait, that is the question
I am about to suffer monstrous indigestion, and no, it won't be caused by excessive food or drink...Okay so maybe some of it will, but the majority of my discomfort will be caused by nervous butterflies resulting the re-release of my book An Uncertain Faith. The e-book version will be going live on Friday, November … Continue reading It’s a breakout!