First let me state the disclaimer for this entry……I love my life and where I am currently residing. I love how everything is evolving and expanding. That new opportunities are arriving and that I am in a place of acceptance. What I don’t love is the evidence of aging. The scale this morning screamed at… Continue reading Blurred Lines
March 21 is the universal date of celebrating those born with the genetic disorder of Down syndrome. I had grand expectations of the birth of my oldest child. I had plans that were shattered. At first, I thought it would be scary. It was unknown territory and I was cast in the role of navigating… Continue reading The Curvy Road
There is a sense of satisfaction when the plush rug is yanked out from under me and I find the bare floor more comfortable. While there is a touch of anxiety circling me as I tackle new opportunities, I can’t help but feel accomplished. My first assignment for one of the magazines I… Continue reading My Own Terms
That seems to be the question of the month. Well-meaning individuals looking soulfully into my eyes as if there are really no options for me. As if writing can only go so far. Inside I laugh, because this isn’t the first time that question has been asked. When Bailey was born, we were asked that… Continue reading What Are You Going To Do?
What I experienced yesterday at my last photo shoot was…..nothing. It was odd as I chatted with my final homeowner of a ten year career that my emotions were in check. I left with a sense of closure. Today, I will write that article and turn in my final three. In between,… Continue reading Distraction
While my article will still remain until April 8, today marks the last photo shoot I will do in correlation with it. I remain steadfast in the knowledge that sometimes God knows when we are done before we do. Even with that being said, there is lingering sadness over saying goodbye to what… Continue reading The Goodbye
Let me start by saying that I judge. I am not going to hide it because it is human nature. Those individuals who say they don’t judge are liars……see what I did there. I enjoy people who use disclaimers. When you use the words “no judgement” in any part of a sentence, you… Continue reading Let’s Be Honest