As I sat in my house by the fireplace looking at my Christmas tree, I was reminded of a time when I was not as blessed. As I scanned each opened gift under the tree, I mentally patted myself on the back for a job well done getting all the gifts my kiddos requested. … More A Child’s Promise
To my ears, the second knock on the door sounded like thunder…although the knock was actually quite soft. I think the anticipation of finally meeting the Wizard somehow heightened my senses and intensified every sound in the room. As the door slowly opened, my heart raced and I started to fidget in my seat. … More You’re No Wizard….
I wanted to take a few days and let those interested read part 1 of my journey to the Mayo Clinic. I also needed to rest because I am still not well. Somehow, I looked up and 10 days had passed…good grief. Anywho, let’s pick up where we left off. As I hurried off … More Emerald City…Almost There
One of the most well known quotes on the Statute of Liberty reads “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” I don’t know about you, but reading this quote literally sends chills down my spine. In my mind, I see thousands of people flocking to a place or person … More Off To See The Wizard
If you are alive and reading this, at some point in your life you had a mother. You would not be alive if someone did not give birth to you…this is just a simple fact. Now, your mother’s presence in your life may have been long or brief…but at one point in time you … More It Takes @$! To Get @$!
Ladies and gentlemen, I have been given another award!!!! YYYYYYYAAAAYYY! I love winning things. I can say without hesitation I was never the type of competitor that was just happy to compete. I was the one that was pissed if I lost. I don’t even let my kids beat me in board games…yes it is … More Blogger Recognition Award
There’s a quote that reads, “if you ever hear you’re about to be run out of town, get out in front and act like it’s a parade”. That, my friends, could be the headline for an article about my life. Most people that know me, when asked about my life, would say I turned … More Born Fighter