Making a Difference

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I’ve heard the whispers. The rumblings. The women who pull me aside to share with shy and embarrassed eyes this worry that what you do doesn’t count because you do […]

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A few years ago, in a couple of different conversations, my friend Lisa told me about a book she was reading. The title? Dying Well. Lisa had stage IV breast […]

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I was seventeen years old the day I wrote the poem. I remember that day well. It was one of those impressionable days, the kind that engrave themselves kindly inside […]

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Experienced parents will tell you, if they are wise, that you learn as much as your children when you parent. My older son taught me something when he was three that […]

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Do the Crazy

Aug 25, 2014 by

Sometimes you have to do the crazy thing. You know the one. That thing that everyone will raise an eyebrow or question because it’s out of the ordinary, not the […]

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The familiar hum of the hair trimmers fills the room. I have been cutting my husband’s hair since we were married. He had to keep it tidy being in the […]

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Tornadoes are nothing new to us. Growing up in Nebraska, unfortunately, it is a reality. We learned at an early age when the watches were issued, we kept an eye […]

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I do a double take when I read the words on the screen, the ones that compliment a writer for being both nice and smart. The part that got me, however, […]