The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

A New Beginning

  It has been a year of extremes. Looking back never makes a lot of sense to me because there isn’t much we can do about the past beyond hopefully learning from our mistakes. I’m looking forward to a new year, to a new beginning. At some point before the new school year begins, after we have had some closure …

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On One Condition

Unless you don’t mind pictures of her back, trying to get pictures of Haley during the holidays requires a lot of patience. There are simply far too many things to do that are much more important, like opening presents and eating chocolate. If ya zoom in real close and call her name to try to surprise her, you will be …

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The Rules – Blog Tag

I have been tagged by Michael Kane. (Thanks Mikey!) How is it that I always get suckered into these games? I think it is that fear that I will be the one person to break the chain and something horrible will happen to me, like bad luck for seven years or sumfin. 😉 Okay, here are my five rules. Follow …

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In That Moment . . .

You wake up thinking about him, and wonder if he does the same. Does he feel the magic too? Is it possible? Can the heavens have decided that it is time to fix the horrible wrongs and mend the broken lives? Does it scare him as much as it scares you? In that moment, you feel hope like you have …

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Sometimes It Just Is

“You can pour your soul out singin’ a song you believe in, that tomorrow they’ll forget you ever sang. Sing it anyway, yeah sing it anyway.” (Martina McBride – Anyway) You know I tried so hard to harden my heart, to protect myself from the world, from ever hurting again. This last week or so though, I have begun to …

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