Growing up During World War II

With the way of the world going now, do you ever stop and wonder if your kids will be ok? How to get them through the turmoil if a war would hit us in these times? For years I have been fascinated with how people found the will and courage to survive during tough times.Continue reading “Growing up During World War II”

Word of the Year – Perfect and How I Found Me!

Reflecting on the past year is something I have always come to do.  I usually spend the week between Christmas and the New Year contemplating what was, what is, and what will be.  I spend the week intentionally being introverted.  Something I have really come to love in these last few years.   I go overContinue reading “Word of the Year – Perfect and How I Found Me!”

My Ride-a-long With The Police… It Broke My Heart.

I think the #1 question most of my family and friends have been asking me in the last few days has been: What was the ride-a-long like? Probably because I posted a photo of my feet standing on a street corner and they were all wondering why I was standing on a street corner!  ToContinue reading “My Ride-a-long With The Police… It Broke My Heart.”

2020 The Year I Wanted To Quit But Didn’t. And What I Learned.

This is the week I step back clean up stuff from 2020 while contemplating what I want to focus on for the coming year. It’s the week I set aside for me. To hold myself up and look at what I accomplished and judge myself with my critical eye… Did I do what I setContinue reading “2020 The Year I Wanted To Quit But Didn’t. And What I Learned.”

Our Crumbling Communication System in The Age of Technology

2020 is the year we no longer question. Quite frankly, I am just sitting back and letting it roll through, analyzing all the data and learning opportunities of where I can improve upon, that it surely is bringing. I live in Tillamook County. And this month brought mass fires through our state. Tillamook didn’t escapeContinue reading “Our Crumbling Communication System in The Age of Technology”

Welcome To My Battlefield – Armor Up… This is War!

When I wrote my last article I was set on it being a single stand-alone article.  I wasn’t going to write anything further.  I was sharing my heart and the victory that can come from the hard internal work and that was it. When I hit the ‘publish’ button I knew it wasn’t the lastContinue reading “Welcome To My Battlefield – Armor Up… This is War!”

Seeing Clearly In A New Decade

We finally went in to get new prescription glasses… By going in, I actually mean the office.  We finally walked in to the office and sat down to log in to https://www.zennioptical.com/ to order new glasses for each of us. I know what you are saying in your head to me right now.  I haveContinue reading “Seeing Clearly In A New Decade”