The Hardest Part

The hardest part is not* the waiting* the pain* the blood draws* the crampingThe hardest part is not* the tears* the anger* the bitterness* the griefThe hardest part is not* the awkward conversations* the questions* the results* the important days no one else remembers or knows aboutThe hardest part is* knowing this could be it*... Continue Reading →

A Year of Books : Birds

Haha!  You thought I had forgotten!  Actually the weather has been a bit crazy in these parts and it's kept us from our more regular library visits.  When the temperatures are hovering in the single digits there are not too many excursions outside (and yes, I can hear my Canadian friends laughing at me through... Continue Reading →

Reading List for 2014

I shared with you the Books I Read in 2013, so now I thought I'd share with you the books I'm hoping to read in 2014.So far I've hit the ground running with this years reading knocking outand and am currently working through , and For the rest of the year this is what I have... Continue Reading →

Please Ignore My Traditions

This is a public service announcement:  Please IGNORE my traditions.  Seriously, I want you to forget every cookie and decoration I share here.Okay, not really.But, I don't want you to get in a tizzy about it all.A lot of us have been drawn to the creation of family traditions, particularly around the Liturgical Year Calendar,... Continue Reading →

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