Posts Tagged: Zach

The Road to Healing

8Aug2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

In the days following Zach’s motorcycle accident last month, there was a lot of driving between Orlando (where my parents and kids were) and Melbourne (where Zach was hospitalized). The stretch of road we took was so pretty and peaceful. Lots of wide fields and grazing cows, white picket fences and stunning sunsets. Beauty is… Read more »

The Longest Night

7Aug2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Exactly one month ago, at this hour, this was my view: I posted it on my social media and called it “The Longest Night” because it absolutely was. Longer than a night of labor. Longer than all those nights with a screaming newborn at the breast. Longer than nights spent comforting a feverish child. Sitting… Read more »

The Art of Letting Go

5Apr2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

It’s all just an ongoing process of letting go, isn’t it, this business of raising kids? And I don’t know how to do it. I didn’t know how to do it when the nurse gently lifted that tiny burrito-blanketed bundle out of my arms and took him to the hospital nursery, even though it was… Read more »

Review: Andretti Indoor Karting Marietta

18Oct2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Oh, I had the best reward “carrot” to dangle in front of my teenagers last week! I had media passes to attend a fun preview night before Andretti Indoor Karting opened their new Marietta, Georgia location this weekend. And I had more family members wanting to go than I had passes. So like any smart… Read more »

TBT: March 2003

19Mar2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I found these photos in a box tonight. They were taken almost exactly 12 years ago, at Fort Stewart, Ga. Donnie’s Army National Guard unit had been activated for deployment. For eleven weeks, we spent our weeks apart, then on weekends, drove four hours back and forth between our home and this base. Donnie had… Read more »