You Will Never Truly Understand {until it happens to you}

There are some things you just can’t know until you experience them. You think you know, but really you do not. Ultimately, you have to go through the journey yourself to truly understand. Losing my mother has been this way for me. I have walked alongside many friends who have

The Return Trip

[My friend, Donna Bowles, is guest blogging today. I’m so thankful she was willing to do this for me while I am with my mother in the hospital.] One summer I had the opportunity to learn a lot about the Kemp’s Ridley turtle while camping in Virginia Beach at Naval

Crocuses In The Snow

If you know me, you will be very surprised to hear me say that I am tired of the snow. I’ve worked for our county school system for a very long time, and snow days are the best kind of surprise during a long winter. Oh, how I love to wake

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