Thankful Thursdays

For a bittersweet Good Night. This Christmas Eve will have a different feel to it. Our gatherings will be smaller because we’ll be apart from some of our loved ones, and that truly sucks. But in a year of so … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Our tree has been up and running! Let me tell you, given the year it has been, “rockin’ around the Christmas tree” has never meant so much. I’m so very grateful that we’re getting to do just that. Every moment, … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For a remarkable man. I dedicate today’s post to Richard de Aguero – Mr. D, as we all called him in high school. An exceptional and inspiring teacher, leader, parishioner, husband, father, friend, and brother in Christ. A faithful servant … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For family road trips. A cabin in the mountains, fresh air, snow, a truck-full of provisions and lots of laughs. This road trip is not being measured by mile markers, but by moments. So very grateful to be in Tennessee with … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Faces. That is what instantly jumps at me when I stop to reflect on this Thanksgiving Day. The faces of those I love, and whose love and support I feel, even from a distance. This year, many of us are … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

These winds and breezes, wow…and in November no less! I can hear the whistling and rustling sound from inside the house, and it just adds to the crazy feel of this year. Just yesterday, as I sat outside watching the … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Sometimes the door that you so desperately want opened is just not for you. Been there. At first, I sit sulking in the proverbial hallway of life wondering what the heck happened. When faith kicks in, I’m reminded that other … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Today I awoke with the same responsibilities as yesterday and the day before. Doesn’t matter who resides now at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, or who will reside there later, I still have to get up and deal with life the best … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For uplifting content.I wouldn’t go as far as saying I would like life to go back to the days of “offline” living. Okay, some days I do, but as we know, that train left the station long time ago. However, … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Grateful that we were together.I rested my hand on Mom’s chest as she took her last breath that night. Family surrounded her when she passed away that October 19 three years ago. In fact, family surrounded her all throughout her … Continue reading