Wanderlust

Wanderlust

Wanderlust means a strong desire to travel.  I’m pretty sure someone made that word up for me.   Most of my days are spent thinking of my next painting adventure or a place my family can go explore.   We are always up for some fun and the Junk-O-Rama Prom, hosted by...
My Dad…

My Dad…

My dad… As I sit and write this my dad is on an incubator. His heartbeat is irregular and they are changing medicines as I type. The last 24 hours has been a series of ups and downs and feelings that I can only try to express through this post. After 13 months...
We renewed our Wedding Vows and Pixie Officiated!

We renewed our Wedding Vows and Pixie Officiated!

      We RENEWED OUR WEDDING VOWS!!!   And Pixie officiated!!!    She was by far the cutest little officiator I’ve ever seen!   We just celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary and our (my) goal was to renew our wedding vows in Hawaii on a cliff!   (You know guys...
Bankruptcy Sucks!   It REALLY Sucks!   It sucks SO BAD!!!

Bankruptcy Sucks! It REALLY Sucks! It sucks SO BAD!!!

Bankruptcy Sucks!   It REALLY Sucks!   It sucks SO BAD!!!    Almost a decade behind me, I can still remember those feelings of guilt, shame, hopelessness, and embarrassment like it was yesterday.    The feeling of being totally done, totally broken, the feeling of not...
My Dad got a NEW HEART!!!

My Dad got a NEW HEART!!!

It’s Sunday, March 12th and I have over 25 kids plus another 7 or so grandparents ready to paint.   All the kids are seated and excited to get started.   As I am about to begin my phone rings.    It’s one of my brothers so I send it to voicemail.    About 10 seconds...