It’s Hard….

When I started writing these blogs, my purpose was to take all of you along with us on this life adventure we were on…well, Tom is on. So far I think I’ve done well to publish upbeat and (sometimes) funny stories about our travels, our challenges and the good times we’ve had. However, the underlying …

A Love Story

Today, Tom & I celebrate 20 years of marriage. Looking forward, 20 years seems like such a long time. Looking back, it’s like the blink of an eye. This is true of almost anything in life…and certainly of death. When we lose a loved one, time flies by and before you know it…they’ve been gone …

Ready or Not

As I sat on the plane on the way home from our “family vacation” at the crack of dawn this morning, I thought about how things change…and don’t. When I met Tom, the kids were 4 (Dean) and 8 (Caitlyn). Starting out together, the weekends I had the kids in the summer were pretty standard. …