Feeling like old times

Home tonight with the kids – one in bed asleep, one watching TV, one at school and one at driver’s ed.  The most important one isn’t home.  Frank is at school tonight, taking some classes to improve his EMT skills, and to continue working on his...

Gratitude – from the other side

It is Sunday morning, and few in my house are stirring – yesterday was an incredibly busy day for everyone, and by nighttime, everyone was tired.  I am not surprised by the morning quiet today; I am appreciating having some time to think about the last 24 hours and to...

A familiar journey

I made a journey today that I can do with my eyes closed, my car on autopilot and one that I don’t have to even think about. A drive that I did over and over, in the morning, in the afternoon, in the evening, for 84 days. A journey to bring me to see my husband,...

Start of something new

It is a new week – today is 1-13-14 and for many it is the beginning of the focus for the new year.  In our house that is very true.  Our oldest heads back to class, one of the boys has his first math league of the new year, and both Frank and I begin new...

And the beat moves on

Life moves on around us even when we may not be looking forward.  I always found it interesting that life continued on even when I was buried in my own life trauma, unable to see anything in front of me.  One day I looked around and realized that not everyone had been...