You know, sometimes, just when you think you have life pretty much figured out and know how to take care of all the basics, you find yourself utterly defeated by something completely ridiculous. In my past I've found myself challenged by big things like aging parents, angsty teens, mental illness, poverty, sexism, racism, and even … Continue reading Humility


Discombobulated, anxious, all because of a twelve-pound dog who found me at a truck stop ten years ago and made me fall in love. While he's in surgery, it's like I'm at the hospital waiting room in 1986, while my mom is having open heart surgery. Love isn't reasonable or logical. It just is. When … Continue reading Discombobulated