(Feel free to add the remaining Alice Cooper lyrics out loud if you wish.) Well, another year is in the books. Can’t believe my oldest just finished 4th grade & the twins “graduated” from PreK! Every year around this time I feel a bit nostalgic about my days as a student and as a teacher. As a student, the memories Continue reading School’s Out
This post was originally written in 2014 as a follow-up to this post. I am now at a place of peace and can finally share the carnival ride that is packing, moving, unpacking, and everything in between. Please note that more posts on our emotional roller coaster that is selling, moving and buying again are to come. I love this Continue reading Home…..for now
The following is a narrative from 2014 about our then-impending home sale and move back to the city. I am finally at a place where I can begin to publicly share the emotional rollercoaster that changed our lives for the better, albeit unbeknownst to us at the time. More posts on our moving adventure to come. “People are always telling Continue reading SOLD: a farewell to our home
This post was first written in 2014 as a way to work through with the sale of our house and the chaos that comes with that process. Please read this and this to follow along with my “writing as therapy” posts. What a perfect summer night in the desert indeed. We had just finished a delicious dinner (thanks A!) and Continue reading Oh, what a night!
It was winter 1999 and we were a newly engaged couple. Happiness was supposed to consume us but it was evident that A was becoming more ill by the day. At his nephrologist appointment in January 2000, we discovered his kidneys were in complete failure. His doctor said he would either need a transplant or be placed on dialysis. The fog that Continue reading Our Living Kidney Donor Story