Song of the Week

It is no secret that military life is hard on families.  I have seen countless marriages end because of the pressures of military life on top of regular life.  Military families experience lengthy separations from deployments and training, and long work days when they are home (at least we do!!!).  Timelines are never solid, always […]

Cardinals reprised

Most people who know me know how much I love cardinals. I have loved them as long as I can remember. I used to watch them from the window of my Grandma’s old farmhouse and I still remember the awe I felt. Even as a child they gave me a peace and reassurance that I […]


Faith When you walk to the edge of all the light you have and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown, you must believe that one of two things will happen: There will be something solid for you to stand upon, or, you will be taught how to fly © Patrick Overton […]

What is this? Week 9??

Garage door broke, water leaked through the ceiling from the upstairs bathroom, garden is way overgrown with weeds cause I am WAY too busy with homework, doorbell still needs fixed, septic tank alarm went off and totally freaked everyone here out, no sleep because sleep is not my friend, missing stuff with my family because […]

Week six….

Wow! This week has been long and crazy. As you all know Monday I had to tow my parents van home after it broke down. We made it and it is now fixed…all a relief. I haven’t gotten to speak to Frank all week. This has been excruciating…I worry, I miss him, and nothing is […]


Sometimes there are songs that rip your heart out in a completely good way…there are a lot of songs that are special to Frank and I.  We have vacation playlists that we have created together, “While I am away” playlists, and just songs that we hear and have to tell each other about immediately.  I […]

A Love Interrupted

“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.”

Laura Thornhill Photo

Laura Thornhill Photo


A love of food...

Words of Lizdom and Hope

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