Monthly Archives: June 2013

Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

For those of you starting the road to adoption or thinking about it, this one is for you. A few things from this weary soldier. 1. you can never, ever fully understand the amount of paperwork that is involved until you are in the thick of it. over 40 pages of instructions. detailed. tedious. 2. […]

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3:43 AM

I can’t sleep. It could be the 2 margaritas that I had at dinner or it could be that my mind is wandering a mile a minute. The margaritas were worth it, I’ll tell ya that. So, here I sit. In my house that is never quiet, I can actually hear the clicking of my […]

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with arms wide open

My path to Christianity hasn’t been pretty. I would probably say that most Christians paths haven’t been laced by beauty and grace. Many, myself included, have done disgraceful things. We have lived a life of sin and downright nastiness. Yet, we are “claim to be Christians”. The thing is, we can’t only claim to be […]

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Congrats Mom

My oldest did it, he graduated Kindergarten. They had a ceremony complete with cap and gowns. Many find this ritual ridiculous. But, not me. My son could care less but I deserve a pat on the back. To all you moms who have yet to descend into this world of elementary school, let me give […]

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The Waiting Place

“The Waiting Place for people just waiting” -Dr. Seuss We have followed the elusive paper chase. We are seeing an end to the road. We are checking things off but yet when we check one thing off, another one pops up. So, we are waiting. Waiting on consulates. Waiting on notaries. Waiting on licenses. Just […]

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Sprinkler.

I’m sitting here typing. My children are long in bed and I’m watching the sprinkler tick round and round outside of my office window. The sun is setting and the grass freshly mowed. The ticking sound of the sprinkler brings me back to my childhood. Endless hours spent outside from sun up to sun down. […]

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