Our Mitten Move

We love us some Michigan vacations.  It’s the week we look forward to most each year – renting a lake house with family, digging in the sand, dodging the mosquitoes with incessant incest repellent, swimming out to the sand bar, picking blueberries,...

On the Subject of Dreaming

If you’re a parent, specifically a special needs or adoptive/foster parent, do you remember what it feels like to have dreams?  Not dreams for your kids.  Dreams for yourself.  YOU.  Remember her or him? Walt Disney once said, “All our dreams can come true...

A Book Deal from the Sky

Since walking away from my 9-3:30 professional career, my goals and aspirations have been ALL OVER.  So many dreams and so many passions and way too much time to consider each and every one.  I’ve started and stopped more than is typical for my personality and...
Ennea-What?

Ennea-What?

Until recently, I thought I had come to a place of really truly understanding myself.  I would have claimed a sufficient amount of self confidence, self awareness in times of trial, ability to cope effectively with twists and turns….I  was in a good place...
Redemption all Around

Redemption all Around

It snowed 5 inches in Denver last night.  Came out of nowhere, which is how Colorado prefers to do things.  As I pulled into the garage after school drop offs, I was overwhelmed with the need to take my teddy bear dog on a wintery romp.  It was 8:30am, the sky was...