The Ride of My Life – Part 2

I am wearing dark clothes to try and blend in. I am fairly certain anyone could figure out that I am not a real cop, but at least I can sit in the front and pretend I know what I am doing. Tony jumps in and gives me a lesson in where things are, and what I should not...

The Ride of My Life – Part I

When my husband became a police officer, we both knew that sometime early in his career  I would be going with him to work to do a ride along.  It was important to both of us; for me to see what he did each day, how work “worked”, and to remove some of the...

The Silence is Deafening

I will no longer be silent. I will no longer hold my tongue. It is not a matter of pride that I have remained quiet; not a matter of anger, loss or regret.  I have simply moved into a new phase, and focused on brain injury and recovery. But right now, I am going back...

A Grain of Salt

We have all heard the saying “take it with a grain of salt.” This adage means to look at something skeptically, or to not take something too literally. Well that is how I am prefacing this current blog post – each of these posts are developed from...

Where have you been?

Truly this question is not for all of you, but sent to me from many of you. I am here, but not HERE. I am being focused, but differently. I am present, but absent. But I am okay, and thank you for asking. I have followed the paths of many “life-stress”...