Two Stories of 2013

It's the last day of 2013 and I really, really want to write a post. I have a lot of other things on my to do list today but for now they wait. Big moments of 2013 ... let's see. There were a couple milestone birthdays. My son turned one and I turned 35. Then... Continue Reading →

Clinging to Hope

In my darkest moments of grief, I am bombarded by doubts. I find myself wondering whether it's all a sham ... this whole God thing. I miss my dad terribly and I want more than anything to see him again. I start to wonder if I want this so badly that I am willing to... Continue Reading →

This should bother him …

So we have a new president.Yesterday certainly was a historic day. As I sat and watched President Obama get sworn into office, I couldn't help but feel patriotic and even a little proud to be an American.Later, I went back to my desk. As I started my daily routine of scanning the world news online,... Continue Reading →

I Am Second

January 22 will be a year since Heath Ledger died. Actors in Hollywood die all the time, but for some reason his death hit me harder than most. I remember reading the headlines about him, and feeling a profound sadness. I was sad for his fiance, sad for his little girl, sad for his family... Continue Reading →

Hope and Change

I've heard the words "hope" and "change" used more times in the last few months than any other time in my life. There are a lot of people in this country counting on our new president to follow through on his promises for a better future. I will certainly be praying that he leads us... Continue Reading →

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