The beginning of it all :) You are a light. You are a support, a confidant, an advocate. I know, for a fact, 100%, that you are on my team. Sometimes I think about us and it seems unreal. A Fantasy. A Fairy Tale. But at the same time that seems silly to say because the best parts ... Read More about Happy Anniversary, My Love.
Since moving in with Chris and J and becoming a sort of 'partial stepparent,' several of my friends have made comments like "I don't know how you do it!" or likening me to some kind of glorious cherub for my mad parenting skillz. And, you know, sometimes I do think I deserve props for helping ... Read More about The Target Temper Tantrum of 2012
Exactly two weeks ago, I put in my notice at work.Let me tell you - that experience was both necessary and terrifying.I'll preface this whole post with the assurance that I have a serious love for the organization, my coworkers, and perhaps most importantly the amazing children and young people I ... Read More about “When It’s Over, When It’s Gone – Different Verses, Different Song…”
"I was in 8th grade. Chorus class. My teacher was called out of the classroom for a moment and then came back in - I don't recall if she was crying but I do know she was visibly shaken. She said that planes had hit the World Trade Center buildings. I remember not really understanding what was going ... Read More about Twelve Years Ago