And the Waves Crash Down

Until today, it had been a couple of years since I’d had a full blown panic attack.  I used to get them a lot when Oliver was little.  Back then the stress was just too great and my mind was constantly running wild.  But lately I’ve felt strength and calm and relative stability (my husband would laugh at... Continue Reading →

Shifting Perspectives

As someone who puts her foot in her mouth fairly regularly, I totally understand unintentionally saying something hurtful to someone.   In our world of uber political correctness and extreme sensitivity, it sometimes seems that the safest thing to do is just not speak at all.  I honestly believe most people are good and well intentioned in... Continue Reading →

The Day Moose Broke the Internet

Well, I never anticipated there would be a day when anything related to my family would “go viral”…or as close to viral as we may ever get.  LOL   I’ve always been extremely conservative on social media, setting my page to private and carefully selecting the parts of my life I allowed people to access. So it was... Continue Reading →

The Gift of Accessibility

Sometimes it’s hard for me to feel much pride in the America in which we live.  Don’t get me wrong; I love every natural part of this land. The forests are magical, the canyons are vast, the mountains crisp and high, the plains open and free. But the political and corporate monsters that rule from behind the smoke... Continue Reading →

Chasing Away the Darkness

 I have attempted to start this blog 3 times now. Each time I’ve stayed up late into the night, overflowing with motivation and excitement, like the flood gates have opened and all the words that have been pent up in my mind and heart for the last 4 years are finally free to flow out... Continue Reading →

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