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some things just fit in perfectly. i was recently contacted by Laura Sobiech regarding her book tour coming up. who is Laura and why did her reaching out mean anything to me? because of her son, Zach Sobiech, who i posted about last year. Zach’s story moved me…it brought me to tears…it made me reflect and dig a […]

mom | fly a little higher book

May 8, 2014

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frankly… my heart is heavy and my mouth is full. >>><<< brokenness does that to a person. listen, i get it, it’s christmas time and the season is bright, and things are going to be alright. but that isn’t me being really honest. today marks 9 years that my mother passed. nine. years.  i’ve posted […]

frankly friday | heavy heart – full mouth.

December 6, 2013

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a memory you would love to relive… {there are so many} The air in the house was stifling. July was bleeding into August with a fiery haze. Windows were open, ceiling fans cranked high, glasses of iced water littered the kitchen table. I walked into the den to find my father laying on the ground […]

September 17 – a memory you would love to relive.

September 17, 2013

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Q: Describe a distinct moment when your life took a turn…{i have 2} It was really hot for the middle of July – like really hot. Mom was at work, my brother and cousin Jade were at the neighborhood pool behind my house. I was sitting in the lazy boy recliner with the tv on eating […]

September 10…Life Changing Moment.

September 10, 2013

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 What is Frankly Friday?  Let’s define Frankly shall we… frankly |ˈfra ng klē|adverbin an open, honest, and direct manner . . . I want this to be a way for all of us to be open, raw, and transparent with not only each other…but with ourselves. I think we put a lot of stock into the “fear” of what others […]

Frankly Friday…v15

December 7, 2012

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I’ve got to be honest… …today i’ve got nothing. You know, this happens from time to time. . . . So i thought i would share what i did last night and hopefully catch up on answering emails/reading blogs…i’ve gotten so dang behind! For my grandparents (mom’s parents) 55th wedding anniversary my grandmother wanted my aunts to […]

You are my sunshine…

November 27, 2012