Narnia 

Early in May, I had a positive pregnancy test at the Crisis Pregnancy Center where I volunteered. A week later my OB-GYN confirmed that I was pregnant with baby number five.  I felt great! No problems.  Until I started bleeding.  At ten weeks they could not find a heartbeat. The doctor did a four ultrasounds…

My other children?

It’s been a while since I wrote anything about my other offspring. I use offspring because children just doesn’t seem quite right.  My youngest is twenty, a junior in college, and owns her own gymnastics business. She teaches little people balance, tumbling, team work, following directions, and self-control. Her gym had a long waiting list…

Tribute from His Brother

Three years ago my children lost their brother. They lost a friend. The Four Duncan Boys became Three. As Sgt. Duncan helped take charge of assisting his dad and two brothers clean out Andrew’s apartment just a day after finding out their brother had been killed on a country road in the Panhandle of Texas,…

Three Years 

Two years ago I wrote: Twice in the last week I have started tearing up just as I got in bed. Fine all day long, then weepy at bedtime.  I told Ron, “I’m sorry I started this just as we go to bed.” His response: perhaps it’s because this is a safe place for you…

Me at age 25

Day 25 Photo Challenge June 25, 1967. Broadcasting of the first live global satellite television program took place on this date. It was a show called Our World. Alternative: Post a picture representing the number 25. It can be twenty-five items, twenty-five people, or something showing the number 25. Today I am posting a picture of…

Photo Challenge: Four

June 1-30 Challenge Day 4 Photo Challenge June 4, 1917. The first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded. If there was a Pulitzer for amateur photography… Today is your chance to post your entry for the competition! Post a picture representing the number 4. It can be four items, four people, or something showing the number 4.…

Haikus

My brother-in-law has been writing poetry. Haikus to be exact. He puts lovely photos with his. I tried my hand at it. I’d love to read your haikus. Here is the definition of a haiku. hai·ku ˈhīˌko͞o,ˌhīˈko͞o/ noun a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images…