"Take the sourest lemon life has to offer and

turn it into something resembling lemonade"

July 29, 2016

I wanted to relax tonight– and because my babies chose Nana over me tonight .. I’ll write.

Sometimes people just need people.  My first conversation with my member was tough.  He had just buried his wife. His love. A woman he had 18 years of retirement with, right befor...

June 27, 2016

It’s beautiful story.  Won’t you stay for a minute and hear about it?

June 29th 2007 I was a happy girl with my prince in Wisconsin.  My mom making sure I got to get my hair fixed just right to get there.. making it to the salon in time just before we were set to leave...

March 16, 2016

“A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.”

Proverbs 22

A great name indeed.  A great man.  This first part of this week was spent in Stearns, KY with my family to celebrate the life of a well loved man.

Let me tak...

March 7, 2016

“No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful.  Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it”

-Hebrews 12:11 (NIV)

Discipline can be a scary thing, can’t it?  What does discipline look like to you? To...

October 8, 2015

Somewhere mid August I start to slightly panic about what this years Bash is going to be like.  Will we raise even to even function?  Will we be able to make a difference?  Will we matter to people?

We start to worry about pumpkins, the crowd, the vendors, t-s...

August 31, 2015

Kingston. My little sweet boy, loves batteries.

That is currently his “thing”.

He really likes that he can have them in his little pencil case and be on standby incase anyone needs a charge.

He, at times, talks his Nana and Papaw into going to the grocery to go get more....

July 10, 2015

Today, She sleeps.

2:23, July 10, 2013, changed my life.

Nothing can describe the love a mother, father, or sibling has for a rainbow baby.  We don’t always feel it is people who we have to work really hard at keeping- but the truth is- that’s what life is all about…

So w...

July 4, 2015

Sitting here watching TV.. working on things.. and Dr. Phil was wait.. it was Dr. Oz.. there was a mom talking about her children- who were killed by her husband.. saying that she finds comfort in knowing they are always with her….

THEN.. Steve Harvey- who I wish was my...

June 30, 2015

My heart has been so heavy this week.  Have you ever had that? Ok, I”m sure we all have.

In being the founder of Raising BLUE I have devoted part of my self to a cause that can be so sad.  It is really sad for me to hear about a family that has suffered a stillbirth .....

May 25, 2015

Man O Man.

I have some people in my life- and I call them- well, they were named by my mom in 2013.

The Blue’s Pumpkin Bash where rain came down, down down, my mom said, at the end of the event

“Those were some real troopers that came out today”.

So I decided that I would...

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