Mail Time

Okay, who doesn’t love getting mail?  I’m pretty sure everyone gets excited when there’s a letter for them in the mailbox.  It gives us this warm fuzzy feeling that we’re somewhat important, right?   But three year olds receiving mail….is a whole new level of fuzzy feelings.  Joy on an extreme level.    Here–The joy…

Publishing. 

So, I’m finally gearing up to publish the children’s story I wrote & illustrated two years ago.   Going Through a Maze.     When I was writing this story my father was diagnosed with cancer. And actually, it wasn’t a story it was a poem.   My father even had the opportunity to read that…

Okay, so the apple doesn’t fall far. 

“Hiiiiii Momm! Guess what? I bothered all my friends today during rest time!” McKinley excitedly pronounces this to the world first thing when she sees me in the car pick up line.  Her boisterous attitude reminds me of someone else I know. Hmmm.  Yup, I remember the good ol’ days.  I remember vividly laying on…

Monday Milestone

McKinley plays guitar: Everyday for the past two weeks McKinley has been going over to the guitar and strumming it. And in those moments, I’d think to myself, I have to start playing again— dad would want me to—I’ll feel him with me. But I haven’t picked up the guitar. When I drive, I sing. Ohh,…