Monthly Archives: April 2017

Unraveling to Start Again

I crochet a blanket for each of my children while they are in high school as a graduation present, something they can take to college to be wrapped up in mom's love. Knowing I have four years to finish, I've taken my time working on my last one. Now our daughter is only a few…

White Privilege and Me

I hate the term "white privilege". When I hear it I automatically get defensive and feel attacked. My heart and mind¬†swirl with conflicting emotions and I am reminded of everything I think I am not (not smart enough, not educated enough, not cultured enough, etc.). I feel like my lifetime of working to be "color-blind"…

Where Has the Time Gone?

Twenty-eight years ago today I married my current husband, my only husband, and the best partner in life I could ever have dreamed of. We married "late" in life (at the time it wasn't as popular as it is now to wait) at the ripe old ages of 28 and 32. I have now been…