Last day of school!

This week we have had locker cleanouts, parking lot drive ups and our final google meets. My kids have seemed to weather this all better than me. Last night as I watched my 7th grader walk into his school alone, with a mask on to empty his locker, I had tears rolling down my face.Continue reading “Last day of school!”

Guilty By Association

I feel a deep dark sadness. A sadness I believe that I would have felt no matter what. Though, is ultimately amplified by this pandemic. An overwhelming feeling of loneliness that has been washed over me for 3 months now. It is now worsened by the grief that I feel for the community. A communityContinue reading “Guilty By Association”

69 days until the big 4-0

I have written about my gray hair before, but I wanted to broach the subject again. I have dark brown hair. I absolutely love my hair. In my teens, I wanted hints of red. I used shampoos that were meant to add color. In my college years, I thought I wanted a richer brown color,Continue reading “69 days until the big 4-0”

Can you tell your Grandmother?

My rule of thumb for the way I make decisions in my life stems from one little thing…could I tell my grandmother? Not would she like it or would she approve. Simply, would I be able to sit down with her and tell her about it. Would the words even be able to leave myContinue reading “Can you tell your Grandmother?”

Wise #40in2020

As I get older I am both more set in may ways and more aware that my way isn’t always the right way. I will never be wise enough. I seek to understand. Asking questions about anything I am wondering. I’d like to know how you feel and what makes you tick. I want toContinue reading “Wise #40in2020”

Proverbs #40in2020

The book of proverbs is my favorite in the bible. The purpose of this book is for the gaining of wisdom and instruction. Learning more about how we should be living this life we were blessed with. When we allow ourselves to open our hearts and our minds we can get guidance and gain understanding.Continue reading “Proverbs #40in2020”

Head Goat

In the last couple of days of April, I saw a couple friends share about this “Head Goat” challenge that they were participating in. I thought about it, but I was like, “No, thank you.” Then one of my very good friends actually send me the link and said, “Hey, I am going to doContinue reading “Head Goat”

Support Local

During this time at home we have been working hard to support local businesses. Every weekend we have ordered from at least one local restaurant. This has included a chinese restaurant owned by a family for our public school system. Local pizza establishments (not big chains found everywhere). The local bakery, bagel place and bbqContinue reading “Support Local”