Back in October, I was able to participate in StoryCorps and interview my father. If you haven't heard of StoryCorps, or don't know what it is, you can watch the short video below. Also, visit their website at http://www.storycorps.org to learn more. Here's a short snippet from their About page: StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve... Continue Reading →
We're coming up on the end of 2018 and I've been thinking a lot about all that's happened this year... My oldest daughter graduated from high school in May and went away to university in August. My youngest daughter moved in with her father in August. My husband and I had our first foster placement... Continue Reading →
After almost an entire year, our first foster placement left yesterday. We knew it was going to be hard, but knowing something in the abstract and actually experiencing it are never the same thing - NOTHING can prepare a heart for this...
A few years ago, my mom found out that her father wasn’t her father. She and my uncle had taken a DNA test and it turned out he was her half-brother. The relationship between my mom and grandma was already strained, so this bomb basically destroyed what little bit of communication still existed between them.... Continue Reading →
I've loved to write since... well, I can't remember a time I didn't like to write. Even during periods of time when I didn't have the time, or was just so down on myself that I figured "why bother," the stories would run through my head as if I was typing them at a typewriter... Continue Reading →