A year ago our lives changed so dramatically it is hard to rap my graying head around some days. Our BD came to live with us just 12 short months ago today. We agreed to a foster placement that had the potential to become an adoption placement. Case workers asked us repeatedly if we were … More Anniversary
Our favorite Big Deal turned one! I had planned to go all out and well, that just didn’t happen because September came and went way too fast for this well-seasoned momma. Even though BD won’t remember it, we hope she will enjoy looking at the pictures of how much mess she made with one orange … More PB&J and TPR
Tim’s Great Aunt Jim died last week and we both wanted to attend her funeral in Middlesboro, KY. Aunt Jim was always so warm and welcoming to me and entertained us with her tales of family every time we came for a visit. She gave me a set of desert plates with pine cones on … More Road Trip…What were we thinking?
One month. Maddison has been a part of our lives for one month but it seems like she has been with us always. We have adapted to washing and sterilizing bottles, a thousand and one snaps on clothing and feeding and sleep schedules. So far, so good. In fact, it is pretty terrific. Even if … More Winning the Lottery and Entourage Living
All of my family will readily agree that patience is not a virtue I possess. Former bosses have rightly suggested that I am ready, fire, aim. I live life at 75 miles per hour. But now, I live in a 35 miles per hour town, work at a 10 miles per hour campus and hang … More Waiting…
Today was court day for the momma of our Little A. I knew and actually prayed that the judge would agree that it was time for our little 24 pound bundle of joy to go home. So I was not surprised when my phone rang at 11:50 this morning and Little A’s case manager was … More Returning Library Books
I was crazy to quit a job I loved doing work that I was really good at. We were crazy to sell our house and at least ½ of our possessions and move to Savannah. We were foolish to think being foster parents in a town where we knew practically no one and had … More Crazy