The above photo was taken during a recent trip to Puerto Rico. The above photo was taken during a recent trip to Puerto Rico.

Over the years, I've traveled with my family countless times.  The above photo was taken on a spur of the moment trip to Puerto Rico. We've also gone on several road trips with the dogs. Being prepared saved my sanity and also allowed me to enjoy our time together. Through those experiences, I've learned what works [...]

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She told me she had been waiting for years. And she was right. It had been 24 years since I had seen her, since I had left her home. She said I waited for you. I wanted to talk to you. To say, I am sorry and that I love you. I cried. I knew [...]


I did not take a drink from a bottle labeled Drink Me, did not eat a cake with Eat Me written on it, yet it seemed I had fallen down a rabbit hole into Alice's Tea Cup. It was a festive, inviting wonderland filled with all types of tea, served in dainty teacups. They were not labeled Drink Me. They did not [...]


I've made many mistakes in my life. Some, I wish I could take back. Yet two changed my life forever and gave me my biggest blessings, my sons. Today, I will not focus on those errors, or even who I selected as the fathers. Today, I will forget the former things; I will not dwell [...]

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