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I have many roles in life, but first and foremost I am a mother. As I spent some time with my daughter this morning, I was reminded of how grateful I am for the solid relationship I have with her. I feel compelled to write about it today.
Several years ago, when I made the decision to make…
I just have to laugh. My struggle with patience has become a source of humor to me. It has been brought to my attention a lot lately, for which I am grateful. One cannot work to improve if one is in ignorance (or denial) of the problem, right? Each time my patience is tested I get stronger. It's kind of funny, in that I'm finally coming to the realization...why rush? Why not just chill out and enjoy the trip. I'll get there eventually and when I do it will be worth the wait. Being impatient…Continue
It is a rainy night in Carmel, IN and I’m coming to you from my car, where I am waiting for my daughter to be tutored in Algebra II. It’s something I do every Sunday night. I look at it as one hour of solitude. I brought my laptop with me and it is a good time to write. A this moment it is quite peaceful with the rain gently tapping on the roof and the shadows of the raindrops creating a polka dot pattern on my hands and the keyboard.
My daughter is sixteen. I often…Continue