1,000 Hours Of Volunteering

Sometimes a thought keeps coming to your mind.  Call it gut instinct, or the voice of God, or your own subconscious, or your heart communicating with your brain, or what you will, but when this voice speaks, you need to listen.  My voice has been telling me that the world is becoming an ugly place and it’s time to make … Read More

Merry Christmas in July!

It’s a family tradition we’ve had since I was a child, and I looked forward to it every year. We’d decorate the tree and have small gifts for each other.It’s something that I do with my kiddos now. This is Christmas week! We’re putting up the tree. We’re making snowflakes and taping them to the windows. It’s time for Christmas … Read More

In Which I Discover That We’ve Been Robbed

We packed up the car and headed to my parent’s house for the holidays.  We had everything that was really important with us: the family, my laptop, the kids’ medicine.  It was a good thing, too, because our home was broken into on Christmas Eve, and we were robbed. Our neighbor, who knew that we were out of town, saw … Read More