april 20, 2019

“At times, my fears quiet down and I’m filled with amazement, able to witness the love and grace that surrounds all of us. That’s all. That’s everything.” ~ Vicki Caroline Cheatwood  

january 12, 2019

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” ~ J. K. Rowling     Melissa Snow-Groves makes me howl with laughter. We did Rory’s three-month shots today and she did not disappoint (neither did Rory). It takes someone confident in themselves to makes such faces in

april 23, 2018

“For each situation I encounter today I choose only to see its positive side.” ~ Unknown     Did I mention last Thursday’s Pages and Pints soirée included a special little person? Her name is Ahnat – pronounced: ah-naught – and she’s an elderly six months old. Foster mom Deborah Payne wasn’t kidding when she said this baby is chill. Ahnat went the whole night without so much as a

september 14, 2016

“Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been.” ~ Alan Alda     Esta came to town and brought something new with her. Meet Ina, short for Irina. We call her Mini Me because she looks just like her mother. The first thing the four month old did was smile at me and the Lunch Ladies. It melted hearts all over

november 26, 2014

“It’s always necessary to know when a stage of one’s life has ended. If you stubbornly cling to it after the need has passed, you lose the joy and meaning of the rest.” ~ Paulo Coehlo     Stacie Williams brought her absolutely adorable son, Sheridan, to work. He was such a delight! I have never seen a baby with so much hair. He’s got the sweetest smile, but he

january 4, 2013

“When something goes wrong in your life just yell ‘plot twist!’ and move on.” ~ Unknown Meet Jackson Joseph Bick. Born in late October, he is the first grandchild of rental sister Pam Bick. That makes him my rental great-nephew. He’s an even tempered baby without so much as a fussy face, which you might not expect as he’s a fiery redhead. He didn’t mind one bit being passed around