Empty Nest Syndrome: It’s Not All Goats and Berries


So, I mentioned we put Joey on a plane to go live on a farm in Washington near the Canadian border. My understanding is he would be spending a few months tending goats and picking berries. The original flight didn’t happen because a flight was delayed which caused the whole fragile ticket system to fall apart. We had to reschedule everything and I had to take him back to the airport the...

I Think I Used Up All My Words


Today is Easter and April Fool’s Day.
Today is also my baby boy’s twentieth birthday.
I know I am no different than any other mother who feels like time didn’t treat us fairly when it comes to our kids. Time made them adults at a much faster rate than feels fair. But it feels like it’s different for me. That time went just a little faster for me.



I want to thank all of you who supported us and our granddaughter, McKinlee during her illness. Whether it was your good thoughts, donations to the Gofundme campaign we started or promoting the campaign. I will appreciate you all of my days. I am heartbroken to tell you that McKinlee died on Tuesday, May 2. Her time on earth was short, but fierce. She fought every single day of her life. In the...


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