• Heavenly Signs 101

    The sweet heavenly aroma of Mom’s delicious chocolate chip cookies often permeated the walls of my childhood home. Whenever lucky enough to be home while Mom was baking, I’d hover around like a vulture,…

    November 23, 2016
  • Sweet Memories

    One look at that candy dish was all it took – – flashback! “Come with me to the store. I’ve got to pick up some more candy before tomorrow.” Another detour home from school…

    October 27, 2016
  • Silver Linings

    Note: The names in this blog have been changed to protect the innocent. Just last week, my dear friend Julia and I met up for a long overdue visit for breakfast. Totally in sync,…

    October 14, 2016
  • Waiting…

    “Your time will come, young lady. Just wait till you become a mother. You’ll see what I’m talking about!” Our frequent emotional and verbal tug of wars seemed to always end with Mom’s warnings…

    September 16, 2016
  • Make Room For Daddy-Part 2

    The day after Dad passed on to his heavenly home, I decided to indulge in a much-needed pedicure in preparation for the funeral service. It was the same nail place I had been to…

    September 2, 2016
  • Make Room for Daddy

    Even though I was a full time Mommy’s girl growing up, there were sweet increments of time when Dad would sneak his way into my heart. He had his own love language — and…

    August 25, 2016
  • Lifelines

    As an RN, I was trained to resuscitate human beings. Unfortunately, I was never trained to revive a cell phone. Last night, I dropped my cell phone into the running water of my bathroom…

    August 12, 2016