Read and Respond: Every Little Thing

Read and Respond: Every Little Thing

I sat on the boat with flippers attached to my feet and a mask and snorkel attached to my head. The safety vest hugged me snuggly as the guide explained how we step into the water, then hover just below the surface to keep the two ends of the 10-inch snorkel both in our mouth and just above the water for breathing.

Unlimited: Let Nothing Hold You Back

Unlimited: Let Nothing Hold You Back

I remember more than once turning up the volume loud in the car and belting out the lyrics of one of my favorite show tunes from Wicked with tears streaming down my face. UnlimitedMy future is unlimitedAnd I’ve just had a visionAlmost like a prophecyI know...
Following My Dad

Following My Dad

I was following my dad on my younger brother’s four-wheeler; my dad was on his own all-terrain vehicle. The tall grass and thick woods covering the rolling hills and surrounding the small pond and narrow creek provided the perfect course for cornering, jumps, and spin...
Let the Good Times Roll

Let the Good Times Roll

Recently, I woke up in the middle of the night, slightly panicked. I couldn’t remember if I had been dreaming, and there wasn’t any thunder rolling outside. I checked my cell phone. No texts or missed calls. Yet a sense of dread hung heavy over me. I...
The Other Side

The Other Side

She left this comment on my post about living and planning and hoping after years of fighting cancer: Tried to make plans, but my husband’s cancer didn’t allow it. Prayed, others prayed, he died. Don’t understand it. And I don’t understand it...