Happiness

Parenthood

Parenthood

I love this picture of Frenchie (Papa) with 5 of the 7 grandchildren–the joy on his face was priceless.  Most of you have probably heard this “Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” I think this is a […]

His Grace

His Grace

  I remember taking this picture in 2015, just a year after being diagnosed with facial paralysis. Frenchie took me on a trip between surgeries; funny I can’t remember where we were. We’ve been on so many trips together trying hard to mark everything off […]

See You Later

See You Later

To say it’s been a whirlwind of emotions the past 6 weeks would be an understatement. This is Shane Wright, his son Brian is married to my daughter Kaitlyn. Shane celebrated his birthday on May 24th with his wife children and nine grandchildren; two of […]

I Can’t Stop Smiling

I Can’t Stop Smiling

I have to say yesterday and today have been the BEST DAYS I have had in a very long time….can you see me happy right now? you should picture me dancing throughout my house with the biggest happiest smile on my face…why you ask? Well […]

The Kiss That got Away!!!

The Kiss That got Away!!!

Today at church the Relief Society presidency gave me a bag of Hershey’s kisses for my birthday on Wednesday….we won’t get into that until Wednesday……… I was so hungry after church and after 2 hours with a class of (11) very active six year olds […]

Happy Birthday to Me

Happy Birthday to Me

Yes today is my big day… so full of promises….let me tell you how it went… 1st I got up at 5 am went to USAirways for work, ate some grapefruit on my break, got off at 10am was home by 10:30 am….looking forward to […]

Spring Break in Mexico

Spring Break in Mexico

We had so much fun in Mexico for spring break, this year the media has really talked a lot about Mexico being so dangerous. This ended up being good for us because there were less college kids down here. It was quiet, all the LDS […]

My Tribe

My Tribe

It’s been one week today since my surgery with Dr. Lettieri. He has text me several times–people may think that is weird getting text messages from your surgeon, and maybe it is a little. I don’t believe he has the time or capacity to do […]

Are You a Friend?

Are You a Friend?

The past few month’s I’ve had to make some decisions, hard but freeing decisions. During my recovery I’ve had time to myself the silence has been cleansing. I’ve been pondering friends, who they are, and how to define them.  These are my thoughts, ‘Good friends’ […]

Who Have You Helped Today?

Who Have You Helped Today?

I haven’t always been interested in the well being of other people, I mean not to a point of making it an intentional part of my day. I wonder why it sometimes takes cancer, or a tragedy to help us understand the worth of every […]