Spencer

I am sitting here thinking of the past.  I am going to set this to publish in the morning, but tonight, as I write, my mind is taking me back 18 years.  I was getting ready to do one of the most important things that I have ever done…give birth to my oldest son.  That's […]

Checking in

I have not been a very good blogger lately. I know this. I try and find ways to fit everything that I want to do into my life, and it just doesn’t work. Things always come up, and pull me in other directions. I’m telling you, if there was a way that I could, all […]

Beginning another journey together

Last night, Sterling and I began another journey together. He had asked for a membership to a gym for Christmas, for his birthday, for anything really. That Boy does love to work out. So, for his birthday that is what his dad and I  got him. I am now locked into a one year contract […]

Sixteen 

Today is a momentous day for my youngest Son. Today, around 4:24  in the morning, Sterling turned 16 years old. I know that we all wait for that age. For some reason, we seem to think that there’s something magical about the number 16. Maybe it’s because we get our drivers license at that age. […]

Last Ride

Well, today was most likely my last ride for the winter.  I don’t think I did too bad, I mean I think I put on about 435 total miles.  On a snowmobile.  In the cold.  Today I think when we left the house the temperature was 4 degrees and felt like -7.  Anyone who has ever […]

Giving

Yesterday I was an especially proud mom.  I mean, I am proud of both of my boys and my daughter everyday, but yesterday was special.  First I have to give you a little bit of a backstory, so please bear with me. I grew up poor.  I mean the dirt poor kind of kid that […]