Today started with a vivid dream. I don’t usually remember my dreams, thanks to my sleep apnea! I won’t go into details today {future post!}, but it was a powerful dream. Today started out as a typical working mom’s juggling act: caring for a sick child, arriving late to work, and shopping for a new real estate agent. Sadly, I’m not kidding about the third item…. After a long day of mental gymnastics, I came home to the most precious… Read more »

Diamond ring

As a child, I was bombarded with advertising claiming that ‘diamonds are forever’ and that one’s true love was measured in carats. Me being a nonconformist, I of course never subscribed to this view. So then, what is a good measure of one’s love? Well, at the start of the 21st century (seems so long ago!), I had a glimpse behind the scenes of the longest running marriage I had ever known–my grandmother’s aunt and uncle, F. and J.. As… Read more »