Time is invaluable

So…today is my Oma’s birthday. I miss her…her voice, her soft skin, her stories… I wish that I would’ve taken the time to appreciate her more…and to *know* her better. She was a beautiful woman. Everyone who was blessed to know her would tell you how kind, how giving, how funny she was. You knowContinue reading “Time is invaluable”

Growing up in faith

I always considered myself an empathetic person…I thought that I understood people’s experiences and circumstances even though I had never walked a mile in those shoes.  Boy was I wrong. I’ve talked to people who had relatives who have cancer.  I really thought that I understood since I had two grandparents who had cancer andContinue reading “Growing up in faith”

Thanksgiving wildcards

It’s ironic to me that this week is Thanksgiving.  So much to be thankful for…so many wildcards in the deck.  I’m looking forward to the short work week followed by a whole 7 days out of the office.  I may have the shakes by next Wednesday, though…lol I’m thankful that I’m going to be withContinue reading “Thanksgiving wildcards”

Whirlwind of a life

There are so many things going on right now that life feels like a whirlwind.  I don’t know whether I’m coming or going…but for some reason, I’m kind of…calm? Mom’s having surgery this Thursday.  I think she’s more frightened for this surgery than her last one.  I don’t know why.  She’s just emotionally lower thisContinue reading “Whirlwind of a life”