Settling in Colorado Springs

Well, we’ve been in our little apartment for over a week now. It’s coming together, slowly, but it is coming together. Travis is happy with his position at the hospital, and I’m slowly leaning into a life of independent contractor, homemaker, and part time Hallmark employee (who knew I could wear so many hats)!

Finished Reading: Reclaiming Hope

In Michael Wear’s book ‘Reclaiming Hope’ it’s part memoir part autobiographical in how faith played a role in the president’s policy making. Wear highlights President Obama’s National Prayer Breakfast speeches, his numerous telling of his testimony and the role faith played in his day to day life. I cannot imagine the ordeal to actively try … More Finished Reading: Reclaiming Hope


Tolerance– noun; a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whoseopinions, beliefs, practices, racial or ethnic origins, etc., differ fromone’s own; freedom from bigotry. In light of the events happening today, I offer this perspective on tolerance in 2017 and beyond.

This Land

This land is your land, this land is my land From the California to the New York island From the Redwood Forest, to the gulf stream waters This land was made for you and me

My Community

Community– def. a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. My community is small. You see I am an introvert, not as introverted as my husband but I am not as extroverted as my sister. I like to think I am a nice balance. I prefer small … More My Community