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I am just a girl from Kentucky who has stories to tell. . .

  • A Different Kind of Firecracker

    With the Fourth of July only two days away, I am preparing not only to celebrate our country’s independence, but I also am remembering the day ten years ago that I discovered I was expecting our second child.  From conception… Read More ›

  • 2012, Part II

    “If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it, even if I may not have it at the beginning.”-Gandhi Hands down, New Year’s Day is my favorite holiday, with my… Read More ›

  • Sweetness Follows

    It never ceases to amaze me how some of the most influential people in my life are the ones who, at first glance, played a seemingly insignificant role in my journey. It does not matter that the amount of time… Read More ›

  • Home

    Two years ago this month, I accepted a contract position at a local day shelter for men who are homeless.  This is not a position I was seeking, rather it “found” me and subsequently gave me a “home”.  I had… Read More ›

  • A picture is worth a thousand words . . .

    This is one of my favorite pictures of me ever, which is saying a lot, as I do not like having my picture taken actually. I have always been the “funny girl”, never the “pretty girl”, so, I cringe when… Read More ›

  • Once Upon a Time. . .

    “It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.”-Erma Bombeck.  Thank you to Neil, Greg, and Hill for letting me tell you my dreams and for providing the support and feedback to help me give life… Read More ›