Officer Down

Nothing is more chilling in Law Enforcement families than the words Officer Down.  Minnesota heard that call today.  God Bless the family of the Cold Spring Officer killed last night.  We are all here for you.

Thank you on Thanksgiving

I am taking this moment today, the day before Thanksgiving, to reflect back on this last year.  It has been a busy day, trying to get ready for the holiday weekend, organizing and planning food, and starting the pies needed for tomorrow.  This day, before the day of...

Undressing in Public

The sun is shining today – there is a hint of warmth in the air, and the sky is a beautiful blue.  It is Sunday, a day that can be restful and useful, if used wisely. I was recently accused of “undressing in public” by my family – I took that...

Putting Life into a box

I have strayed from my openness and my honesty. I have removed emotion, pulled away, put many things in a box of day-to-day and things to do.  It is not hard to do – if you focus on what has to be done in a day, the day goes by.  You can avoid what is in front...

The 10 month mile marker

Today is November 1, 2012 – this day marks 10 months since Frank’s accident. It also marks 10 months since he has been able to live the life that he wants to live, be with the people that he wants to work with, and do the job he feels he was called to do....