The Sounds of Silence

–The Friday traffic seemed worse in the rain. And I left home late, rushing as usual. This time because my 7 yr. old…

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The Goodness

–I stopped asking WHY long before the hurricane hit. Instead, I ask NOW WHAT?  Or simply WHAT? What is it I need to…

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Fifty Days After Harvey

–I am changed. My neighborhood is changed. My life is changed. Our routine, our memories, our space is forever altered. I don’t doubt…

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Cowardly Cancer

–Cancer, the crabby, conniving, craven disease comes when you least expect it and tries to take everything away. It’s all a blur when a…

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O Captain, My Captain!

I turned 43 last month. What a voyage it’s been! Didn’t I turn 22 just the other day? The older I get, the…

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Summer with 3 kids at home

–Wine and mojitos have gotten me through the summer so far. With the first baby, I didn’t touch a drop of alcohol for…

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Letter to my Daughter

–Dear Y, If you are reading this, it’s because you’ve had a baby. There are so many emotions from the moment you see your baby…

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What is Heaven?

— A friend unexpectedly lost her 9 year-old daughter. She put her to bed one night, and the next morning she was no…

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Flu While Pregnant

—It happened, I got the frickin’ flu! I’m on day six and can finally drag myself out of bed without feeling dizzy. I…

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Childhood Cancer

 –Because September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, I thought I’d introduce you to our precious friend Pearl Elizabeth. She’s three, loves to dress…

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