Catching Up With Myself

(I started writing this on March 12.) One thing that many people don't know or understand about fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome is that often the people diagnosed with the syndrome appear to have normal, even very high activity levels. From the outside, everything seems status quo, even to the person who has fibromyalgia. Often, I'll find …

MILO

I want the whole world to know I am now a Grandmama!! Milo was born yesterday afternoon, 1/24/15, at 4:04 in the afternoon in Aurora, IL. He weighed 7 pounds and 13 ounces and was 20 inches long. Mama, Papa, and baby are all doing well, although little Milo did put his mother through a …

The Family Rings

Have you ever started to write a story or tell a story and somehow it seems to fall flat? Maybe I was trying too hard.  I wanted to write  about when Grandma Gill gave me her mother's ring.Long story short (since I failed at the long story),  Grandma decided on one of our weekly Sunday …

Keeping Step

My daddy walked along so fast and steady in his step, while I skipped along like a butterfly just trying to keep step. He went on walks for healing, for you see, he nearly died. I went on walks to be with him and to see the clear, blue sky. We walked along and talked …