Big Daddy

Big Daddy

My father was the apple of my eye. He stood six foot three inches tall and as far as I was concerned, he hung the moon. My brother and I were blessed to have him as a father as he always made everything fun. The simple act of putting on pajamas and getting ready for...
Dear Santa

Dear Santa

Through the years, my children have written many letters to Santa. They have asked for everything from stuffed animals and dolls to major electronics. As they got older, they wanted cell phones and automobiles. Their father and I did everything we could to make sure...
Broken

Broken

At one time or another we have all felt broken, unwanted and useless. Maybe it was the time someone broke up with you in high school or maybe it was as recent as today when it seemed like everything you did was wrong. Whether it was a long time ago or recently, it...
Happiest Place on Earth

Happiest Place on Earth

As Summer vacations have all started, I am reminded of a trip my family took to “The Happiest Place on Earth”. Ever since we became empty nesters, my husband, John, and I do an awful lot of reminiscing about the children when they were young. Don’t get me wrong....
Circle of Life

Circle of Life

My story starts with me mopping the kitchen floor and as I mopped I thought to myself, ‘I have never been more happy than I am right now.’ Mopping the floor is usually a chore I dread. In fact, I dislike doing any kind of housework, but, right there in...

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