The Great American Total Solar Eclipse! {With Pictures}


Astronomy, Photography

Alrighty, now for number three on my list of 7 Things I Want to Write and Share. (What?I never said I’d go in order.) Wayyy back in 2012, my husband, his parents, I and our kids stood in wheat field observing a partial solar eclipse. On our way home, my husband told us we’d get a […]

September 11, 2017

7 Things I Want to Write and Share


Random

Ok, so in my last post I asked what I should write about. Thank you Deanna for your comment here and for your ideas! Since then, I now have a few exciting events and interesting subjects to write about and share. I’m sharing the 7 things here so that, just in case I don’t get […]

August 26, 2017

Help me Write


Writing

The first thing I think about doing when I get up – well aside from going back to bed – is writing. My eyes open, the dam breaks – a torrent of thoughts releases and gushes through my brain. I want to write, I yearn to write. I need to write. But what do I write about? I […]

August 2, 2017

The Beauty of Silence


faith, Prayer

I love St. Mother Teresa’s “The Fruit of…” prayer – It’s a recipe Mother Teresa whipped up for us as a guide for how to live a fruitful and abundant life. I’m sure she wrote it as a step-by-step guide but I mistakenly looked at it like a list of ingredients to collect in no […]

July 3, 2017

A Healing Goodbye to Our Dog


faith, Grief, Random

About three years ago, we welcomed our first dog into our family – Bella. Sadly, a few weeks ago, we had to let her go. I had been resistant to getting a dog despite my husband’s and kid’s desire for a family dog. We had a chance to dog-sit Bella a couple times for our […]

March 31, 2017