I do not know first hand what it is to possess the bravery required to serve your country...I do, however, know what it is to hold enormous reverence for those who do. My admiration for our military, who willingly enlist, is so overwhelming it can only be called awe.
This day marks one of reflection for those who served and made the ultimate sacrifice of their lives. These men and women sought a purpose greater than their own self interest and laid down their lives so we, a
I never want to be preachy, only encouraging, but I find myself more and more concerned with the quality of food we consume and feed our children. I'm not a purists or overly extreme. One of the reasons I tell you of my love affair with gummy frogs and tequila is so you know I believe in moderation. I'm not perfect with my diet and I enjoy my two vices shamelessly. I am being silly when I exaggerate my consumption but I do not deny myself the pleasure of either because life i
I'm flying back from California thinking about seeing Indy and having both my girls for Mother's Day. It's hard to leave Indiana; even though it's the right thing to do. Watching her dance with newfound maturity makes separation worthwhile, but my goodness...I miss my kid. Becoming a ballerina is like making it as any other professional athlete; it's hard core tough. She will do it, I have no doubt...she's full blooded warrior after all. Her father taught her a little somethi
By summer's end I will be moved out of our house. Truth is it's a home for the family we were and will be something wonderful for a new one. Nobody wants to face certain facts but every difficulty is a learning experience. Every day I truly endeavor to learn.
As I begin to organize a move I inventory what Warrior held dear...nothing meant more to him than his Great Books of the Western World. This beautiful collection was not wall candy, it was food he fed his brain. So enth
Have you ever been on a paddle board or a paddle boat or even a rowboat as a kid with a friend and you know they don't pull their weight? ...you like them, you love the water, and figure at any moment they're gonna jump in and paddle, or pump their legs, or row their share because-- why wouldn't they?!??--They like you too, they are as fond of the water as you, and hey-- you're a great person!!!! Why would a friend who enjoys your brand of sunshine take and not give???