Stories of My Repurposed Life

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/...

A Faithful Ride

A Faithful Ride

Today we say goodbye to our Chevy Traverse. She is 10 years old and has carried us well since November 2014 when she had a mere 16,714 miles. In need of a new transmission,...

The Astronaut’s Wife Says …

The Astronaut’s Wife Says …

In her new book, The Astronaut's Wife, Stacy Morgan writes, "Meaningful, life-giving connections are built brick by brick, layer by layer, by people dedicated to encouraging...

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