Triumph over an injured back
Sunday, October 11, 2020 14 comments
September 2019 found me cleaning out Mama's house, getting it ready for the Fall market. The emotions of grief from her transition the end of May, at the age of 94, as well as saying goodbye to my childhood home, at least from age 7 and bey... Read more
Our Yearly Walk for Suicide Prevention in memory of my son Kenny
Saturday, September 26, 2020 14 comments
Every year since 2014, our family has come together as Kenny's Walking Warriors and participated in our Richmond, Virginia Out of the Darkness Walk, for the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention. ... Read more
Trip to Cobb Island
Saturday, August 08, 2020 18 comments
With the unusual year we are having, it had been some time since we had seen my niece Melanie, in Maryland. She came up with an idea that would get my daughter Ashley, Melanie's mother Betsy (my sister) and myself up to a seafood restaurant... Read more
6 years today
Monday, May 18, 2020 20 comments
Six years ago today, my Kenny chose to leave this world. We may never know all the struggles he had, but do know that he had strength and courage until the end. The lessons learned while he was here on this earthly plane are many and treasu... Read more
Two days until the walk!
Thursday, October 17, 2019 11 comments
The Richmond Out of Darkness Walk for AFSP is in two days, Saturday October 19th. Our team is doing great and getting closer to our goal! Suicide is a national health problem. The impact suicide has on the lives of family members, friends, ... Read more
Preparing for Autumn
Tuesday, September 03, 2019 21 comments
With my favorite season, around the bend, I find myself with much to be done. My sister and I must say goodbye to our childhood home and have been spending the Summer remembering and packing up. Although it is hard, I feel that it is... Read more
Buckroe Beach, Virginia. Part three of our getaway.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 18 comments
On our way back home, from Virginia, Beach, Ashley and I had a brief visit to Buckroe Beach. A beautiful beach that offers a panoramic view of the Chesapeake Bay! The clean, sandy beach, with sparkling water and gentle surf, you can watch o... Read more
Painfully sweet. Two steps forward, one step back.
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 11 comments
Hot weather has come to Richmond and yes, even humidity. (The worst part of this equation) The good... trees ... Read more
The flip side
Monday, January 21, 2019 15 comments
There is always a flip side, to consider and there is one to the blog I entered, yesterday. There is a purpose to everything and mixed blessing are to be found in difficult and challenging times. I don't have all the answers, but I trust ... Read more
Feeling like myself, again.
Sunday, January 20, 2019 13 comments
Well, that may not be entirely true, as I am still on my journey, but, I feel like my well self, again. Mid December was the perfect storm of stress, that attached to every fiber of my being. The demands of a crazy Christmas season at wor... Read more
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