"Fecal Matter Occurs: That's Life"

We are all familiar with the slang phrase “Shit Happens,” excrement or shit in this case referring to untimely, painful, unpleasant or troublesome occurrences we all deal with in our daily lives.  I’m not sure who actually coined the phrase but it is a pretty accurate description. For the record Forrest Gump was not the …

"21 Years Have Passed Since My Mom was Called Home"

Today is the twenty first anniversary of my mother’s death. I can scarcely believe shes been gone that long. It certainly doesn’t feel like it. A year or two maybe but not twenty one. Then I think of all that’s occurred since she’s been gone, all the things she was unable to be a part …

"This Year Let's Put The "Thanks" Back Into Thanksgiving"

“To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.”  ~Johannes A. Gaertner Thanksgiving Day. A day reserved to express our gratitude for all that we have and the lives that we lead. A day to count our blessings and thank God for providing for …