TRADING SPACES

…FOR NOW This is what our “family time” looks like nowadays.  We’ve been forced to trade the comforts of our own home for a space that feels cold and unfamiliar.  Instead of the television mounted above our cozy fireplace, it now sits over a red biomedical waste container.  Instead of coloring with MacKenna at ourContinue reading “TRADING SPACES”

THEODORE HAS A MIDDLE NAME

October 10th is a special day.           It’s the day our ‘strong leader’ was born. This leader goes by the name ‘Richard’; and is otherwise known as ‘Dad’ or ‘Papa’. He is a strong leader because he is a quiet leader.  My Dad knows more than he says, and thinks more than he speaks. HeContinue reading “THEODORE HAS A MIDDLE NAME”

I RAISE THE WHITE FLAG 🏳️

I “raised the white flag” somewhere between finding out that my newborn’s open heart surgery was underway the day he was born, and now over a month later- driving 234 hundred miles again, on our fifth road trip to visit him in his CICU room.  I “raised the white flag”, most certainly not claiming ‘defeat’, butContinue reading “I RAISE THE WHITE FLAG 🏳️”