In the Spirit of Thanksgiving….

I am thankful for my familyI am thankful for my friendsI am thankful for my loud but oh-so-lovable dogsI am thankful for my home and my great neighborhoodI am thankful for the opportunity to be in schoolI am thankful for the opportunities that have come my way as a result of my educationI am thankful [...]



The spring semester is in full swing for me—so far so good. With the Martin Luther King holiday this past Monday, I haven’t even had a full two weeks of school.  Ask me in a month how it’s really going, as it’s kind of hard to tell right now. One of the things I struggled [...]

"I’d like to thank the academy….."

OK, not really, but I would like to thank my friends and family for their support in this endeavor this semester. I am officially done with my first semester back to college.  I took my last exam today and while I know I have a long way to go in getting my degree, the first [...]

A lovely day off….

Let me begin by saying Happy Veterans Day to all the vets out there!I got to enjoy a day off with the boys today.  It was enjoyable and productive--the best of both worlds.  We went to get Christmas photos done.  Now, I don't usually do professional Christmas photos.  I usually take my own picture of [...]