In September, I wrote a post about how I couldn’t possibly forget the feeling after a good run and swore that running would once again become a regular part of my life. Turns out I am a complete liar. Within a week of writing that post I had forgotten all about the benefits of the… Continue reading Catching Up and Battling with my Sinuses
This weekend was supposed to be a great weekend away. I was excited about the getaway but there was a lot that needed to be done before I headed out of town to meet Brandon in Gunnison. I had to work in the morning and host a big meeting, pack, get the house ready for… Continue reading How Could I Forget this Feeling?!
Boogie has left our little family and moved on to his forever home. He packed up and headed out on Thursday and while we enjoyed his short visit we were not heartbroken to see him go. Mostly because we knew he found an amazing family to join and secondly because Brandon, Paterno and I were… Continue reading Adios Boogie…and the Great Retriever Caper
We have successfully survived out first weekend as foster parents. It had its highs and lows and ups and downs but at the end of the weekend Boogie has found an amazing home…and it’s not us J I know we had many doubters who thought Boogie would end up the next member of the English… Continue reading More Adventures in Fostering…and Boogie’s Happy Ending
Today would have been Nittany’s 13 birthday. Thanks to Facebook I woke up with a ton of memories of past birthdays. Throughout this process I have realized the power of posting things on Facebook. In the moment you are just sharing a quick memory or giving people a little view in to your life. Years… Continue reading Adventures in Rescue Fostering
I am not known for being an overly emotional person. If you ask anyone (other than my husband) they will agree that I am pretty even-kelled. (My lucky husband on the other hand gets to see the good, bad, and ugly of my emotions.) I never cried in front of people and it was rare… Continue reading Good Grief
I want to start by thanking everyone for their kind words and thoughts last week as our family was grieving the loss of Nittany. We were overwhelmed with how many people reached out to share with us their thoughts and memories of Nittany. It did not take us long to realize that our family and… Continue reading The New Norm