Send Me A Sign

Have you ever yelled at God?  Not just one or two lines of frustration but a full-on tantrum based on anger, fear, confusion and, yes, a whole lot of frustration. Did you scream for a solid twenty minutes, a blubbering mess of tears and snot? I have.  I did.  I railed at my God the entire... Continue Reading →

My Little Mess

Nearly every day I hear from an individual who has been affected by Lyme. I found a tick on me.  What do I do? I've been sick for months.  I've been tested for everything, but my symptoms really match Lyme disease.  Is there a test for Lyme? I've had Lyme disease for six years.  Your... Continue Reading →

The Greatest Show on Earth

There's a chance --a really good chance --that I may be too old for the circus. I know, I know.  Shame on me, but as much as the Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus fascinates me, I find my heart racing for more reasons than just the magic. Before the self-professed Greatest Show on Earth... Continue Reading →

The Blessings in the Busyness

I took it all for granted, charging through my days, shuttling my children to soccer practices and dance classes.  I pushed myself, somehow feeling like I had to do everything.  I had to fit it all in. By 8:00 on weekday mornings, I was teaching high school students, scrambling to get in every mandated objective, grade every... Continue Reading →

A Hint of Lyme

“Wh-what are you doing with all….” Her eyes are wide with confusion and awe. As soon as the words escape, I see her regret. She doesn’t even finish the question, but her reproof is out, suspended between us. My shopping cart overflows with an item most people purchase in singles, and I am buying in... Continue Reading →

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