“Love Is Not a Feeling…Love Is Action” (Part II)

It was a chilly morning just a few weeks before Thanksgiving, 2004. We were standing at the ticket counter at our local metropolitan airport. There was no one beside, or behind us. My son was a junior in high school.  He was flying to Washington, D.C. for a leadership conference being held in our nation’s … Continue reading “Love Is Not a Feeling…Love Is Action” (Part II)

“Love Is Not a Feeling…Love Is Action!” (Part I)

My husband, son, and I boarded a plane and flew to the port city of New Orleans in 2003.  The following morning, we would all board a cruise ship and head to Cozumel, Mexico. We were made aware of a tropical depression forming south of the Gulf of Mexico. Our captain made an earnest attempt … Continue reading “Love Is Not a Feeling…Love Is Action!” (Part I)

Road Trip III – Our Return Home

It was June 11, 2016, and after driving west across the United States of America, minus California, it was time to change direction and head south instead.  We left Sedona, and about 300 miles later, after zipping through Phoenix and Tucson, we were in Sierra Vista, Arizona.  This is a small city in Cochise County … Continue reading Road Trip III – Our Return Home

Road Trip Part II…The Calm Before My Storm

Brrr...There’s nothing as exhilarating as a brisk desert morning at sunrise! I was excited to face a new day on our awesome adventure. The sun was warm on my face, but the cool air all but chilled me to the bone! I'm not sure if it's the water in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, or if … Continue reading Road Trip Part II…The Calm Before My Storm

ROAD TRIP! All Is Well!

It was Wednesday, June 8, 2016, and I was exactly nine days away from my world being turned on its head. I would be entering uncharted territory, but between now and then, I would have a blast! I worked all day, but our bags were already packed and ready to go. My husband was at … Continue reading ROAD TRIP! All Is Well!