Stories of My Repurposed Life

Finding Flamingos 🦩

Finding Flamingos 🦩

I am obsessed with flamingos! My bedroom is flamingos! Though they are iconic to Florida, they were practically driven to extinction from the state in the 1800s. Apart from...

Goodbye Grandma

Goodbye Grandma

Grandma Hallie, my last living grandparent, passed away early Easter morning at the age of 94. She was my dad’s biological mother and was someone I grew up never knowing...

Pivot – Living With One Foot Raised

Pivot – Living With One Foot Raised

2023 marks the 9th year I’ve kicked off the new year with a word instead of a resolution. Like many others who embrace this “one word 365” practice, I’ve found the...

Called to War Turns One!

Called to War Turns One!

Today is my first book baby's 1st birthday! This project was a labor of love that took many, many years to be born. I'm so grateful for everyone who helped me get this...

New Life After the Storm

New Life After the Storm

Today I noticed new growth emerging in the middle of the battered and mangled palms of the Bismarckia tree in my front yard. It’s been a month now since Hurricane Ian...

An Anniversary Miracle

An Anniversary Miracle

A few weeks ago, our renter of 7 years vacated our IL property leaving it in a horrid condition. After a bit of mourning, Tim & I, along with a few lifelong friends/...

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