Monthly Archives: March 2013

5:45 AM

In the water, no excuses.  Morning practice. Right? That is if your coach was on time. But we had Mr. Stephens.  Mr. Notoriously late. So, here’s how it really went. My dad brought Beth, my sister and I  to practice … Continue reading

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The Flat Tire Vacation

Vacation– relaxation, peace, quiet, fun….  flat tires? That’s just what this vacation was– the flat tire vacation. Lake of the Ozarks State Park– large, beautiful, spread out… 55,000 acres to be exact. With so much to do your head might … Continue reading

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Aunt Eva

My grandma’s sister–  much, much older sister–  by 20 years. My memories of her do start from a young age, but they are a whisper of a memory.  Going to a park near her house, visiting her house and a … Continue reading

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That’s Hot

No, I am not quoting Paris Hilton. More like Joshua Williams…  after he learned his lesson. It was just after we moved into our newer house a few blocks away from our old house.  My mom was in the hospital … Continue reading

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1…2…3… Adventure!

Ok, so Nancy and I have these pretend adventures.  I mean…  I guess they are really adventures(for us), but if we talked to a true hiker, they would probably laugh in our faces. Starved Rock.  It’s one of our favorite … Continue reading

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Worst Day of My life: Part 3

Breathe in, Breathe out… We watched, waited…  what were the doctors going to tell us? Nothing, there was nothing they could really do.  All 5 of us, in the waiting room.  Not too much they could do for you, fluid … Continue reading

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Worst Day of my life: Part 2

Where is the ambulance?  Every second felt like a minute…  and watching you struggle to get your breath was hard to watch.  I walked quickly down to the nurses station to see when they would be arriving. 5 minutes. I … Continue reading

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