If walls could talk…

This past week has been nothing short of a whirlwind.  After being TDY for two weeks, my husband took some time off to tear the house apart and repaint.  It has been seven long years since we last painted the walls and, believe me, this venture has been desperately needed.  Now, here I sit, amid … Continue reading If walls could talk…


A brief trip through Wonderland

"Who are You?" said the Caterpillar. "I-I hardly know, Sir, just at present- at least I know who I was when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then." ~Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland I can really relate to this sentiment, especially after the diagnosis of … Continue reading A brief trip through Wonderland

Oh! To have the faith of a child

"He called a little child to him, and placed the child among them. And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven." ~Matthew 18.2-3, New International Version There is the one aspect of having cancer in which I was honestly not … Continue reading Oh! To have the faith of a child


What about second breakfast and other such tragedies…

"And laugh they did, and eat, and drink, often and heartedly, being fond of simple jests at all times, and of six meals a day (when they could get them)." ~JRR Tolkien, Concerning Hobbits I have to say that my absolute favorite scene from the Lord of the Rings movies was the utter shock Pippin … Continue reading What about second breakfast and other such tragedies…


Paul’s thorn and the wounded warrior

"...there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me.  Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me.  But he said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.'  Therefore I will boast all the more … Continue reading Paul’s thorn and the wounded warrior