Sky-Colored Eyes

I’m a middle school teacher. I’m teaching Language Arts this year, which I’m positively thrilled about. In all of my classes, we start with a journal topic. As I take attendance and tie up loose ends, the kids are at their desks responding to the journal topic. The topic varies, of course, from day to…

Love is a Daily Decision

The fact that I was 34 years old when I got married this past July does not make me an old bride, in my humble opinion. What it does make me, however, is someone who has had the opportunity to observe many marriages, both successful and failed. If I focus on the marriages where both partners are clearly…

Our Love Story

It all began nine years ago. It was June 23, 2007, a tropical Saturday night. My BFF Natalie threw her then-boyfriend (now husband) a party in celebration of his very recent graduation from the fire academy. It was at his parents’ house, as they were hosting the party together with Natalie. I walked in dressed…

I’m Back!

I toyed with the idea of starting from scratch before re-entering the world of blogging. A lot, my whole world in fact, has changed since I started this blog nearly five years ago. I reviewed my content and had to admit that there was some content that I did not want to say goodbye to. I…