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Have you seen a derailed train? I haven’t in person, but I have watched movies, and listened to my uncle’s stories of working for the Railroad. When I close my eyes, I can hear the […]

Becoming Friends with Elsa

Baby’s new favorite game to play is telling jokes. While we make dinner, he asks, “Why can’t you give Elsa a hot dog? Because she will let it go!”. Strapped into his car seat to […]

The Necessity of Relationship

Teaching online during the pandemic has made me realize there are WAY too any distractions. In the Zoom meetings with my students, I spent more time in tours of houses, being introduced to pets, watching […]


Always need to be more, do better then my best and if someone else comes in first I need to figure out where I failed. Pressure to grow more, push harder, rise beyone outstanding capacity […]

The First Step is . . .

. . . the hardest and the most important for a grand journey. Honestly, I thought this was going to be pretty simple. I already know my life is unmanageable. I don’t use guilt trips […]

The Dam Broke

After years of pressure building up, and year of tears left unshed, that once strong wall fell apart. All the emotions that were hidden came busrting through the thick wall; nothing could stop them. Nothing […]

Change is in the Air

Do you ever have those times in your life when everything seems to be shifting. All good, but shifting. I’m in one of those seasons after being in a LONG season of waiting. One of […]

What is Success?

There are so many things I want to do in one day. Be a good teacher who reaches out to kids while delivering stellar curriculum. Be a successful business owner who holds parties and recruits […]

Checking For A Tail

A Short Story Let me tell you a short story about a boy walking down the road. As he was walking, he met a man going the other way. “Hey! You’re a donkey!” the man […]

Love Language Lists

When the big girls were little, we had a jar where we would write out things they wanted to do on slips of paper and drop them in. A the start of the month, we […]