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In the Blink of an Eye

We visited a methodist church today and one of the songs just hit me; strangely, I don’t think I’d ever heard it before. It’s called “In the Blink of an Eye” by Mercy Me. Here are the lyrics: You put me here for a reason You have a mission for me You knew my name …

Me and My Shadow

The other day, while going through family photos on the computer and trying to pick one for Christmas cards, I noticed something. In so many of the photos, Wonder Boy is looking at Boy Genius rather than the camera. Now I know that it’s completely normal for the toddler to not be looking at the …

Truer words …

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” No, these words …

Birthday Girl

Today, The Girl turned 8 years old! This morning, when she was having to wait 5 minutes for Boy Genius’ turn on legoclub.com to end so she could play on webkinz, you would have thought the world was coming to an end. At one point she cried, proclaiming this to be the worst birthday of …

Boxes!

One would think that I’d seen enough boxes to last a lifetime, with 3 moves in 2 years under my belt. But, no, I entered the most heavenly store tonight after dinner. Bryan’s dad is visiting and he treated us to dinner at a Mexican restaurant in a shopping center which includes The Container Store. …

30 going on 13

Ahhh, The Girl. At some point, I think, most mothers realize that their little darlings can either be sweet, angelic, “you’ll always be my little girl” babies or the battitude sportin’ “when did 8 become the new 13” pains in the you-know-whats. I wonder, though, how many see this in a span of less than …

humble beginnings part 3

And on… From Corpus, Bryan got an opportunity to work more on the corporate level for a hospital holding company in Franklin, Tennessee. So off we went. Franklin was absolutely wonderful. When we sold our house in Texas, we bought one in an established neighborhood in south Franklin in a good school district. Our kids …

humble beginnings part 2

and I go on… After law school, I clerked for a bankruptcy judge in Anniston, Alabama for a year and Bryan began to move up in nursing administration at a hospital in Birmingham. After my clerkship, I went to work practicing, first doing solely bankruptcy type work for a large firm in Birmingham and then …