A Child’s Promise

   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. …

You’re No Wizard….

  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. …

Emerald City…Almost There

   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 …

Off To See The Wizard

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 …

It Takes @$! To Get @$!

  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 …

Blogger Recognition Award

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 …

Born Fighter

   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 …