I get the same feeling at the beginning of every school year. A sort of overwhelming excitement. It’s similar to that queasy stomach giddiness before the roller coaster starts. There may be fun coming, but it’s really the possibility of some scary bad that makes me shaky. That simple….I don’t know about this, what if?…feeling.… Continue reading A School Year Prayer
–all quotes from “Surprised by Motherhood” by Lisa-Jo Baker— “Children arrive and blow through what used to be your routine. They huff and puff and they blow your life down.” May 6, 1993. We didn’t know if it was a boy or girl. We didn’t know that babies usually don’t arrive on the due date.… Continue reading Everything Changed on a Day in May
Hey Kids, 2014 is a big birthday year for each of you. 21, 18 and 13….You’ve taken quite a few steps since I took this photo. Trace summed it by saying…”Caitlin will now be able to buy liquor, I’ll be able to buy tobacco and Caroline can go in a sauna.” What?! Umm, yeah…that was… Continue reading The Year of Big Birthdays
I was cleaning files on my laptop and discovered a little piece I wrote for grins as an email to a few friends about 4 years ago. If I remember correctly, I titled the email “If I had a blog, this is what I’d post today” or something similar. Who knew? I decided to share… Continue reading What’s Up With Hollister?