Living in Plan B

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It was a Plan B type of week. As in Plan A simply didn’t get the memo, took off on vacation, and left no forwarding address. Whatever the reason, life lesson “go-with-the-flow” whistled in the breeze and rose with the sun, consistent and daily. Life: Our youngest came down with a morning fever {did I mention our kids are rarely …

My week with Tanner

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Tanner is having a tough week. Or perhaps I am having a tough time with Tanner this week. Yes, that’s more like it. At church Sunday, a long-distance friend visiting, saw him, and exclaimed, “Tanner, when did you become a boy?” Raising my shoulders to my side-tilted head, I laughed. But then I looked at him. I took a Good. …

Loneliness

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Loneliness. It plagues all of us, yet it’s an epidemic not commonly discussed in everyday circles. I mean, who has time to be lonely? We are keeping ourselves quite busy, thank you very much! And that, wherein, lies the problem. Busyness. It blinds root issues and numbs heartbeats. There are two distinct seasons I’ve experienced deep oceans of loneliness~ my …

Marriage

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April, we will celebrate our 8th Wedding Anniversary! Eight. It has a nice, even sound to it. It’s not the 5th anniversary, and certainly not a big to-do like 10, but it has a comfortable, in-the-middle-tone to its special place as our eighth year of life together. Eight fits us quite well these days. These days of God’s Best, where …

“I thought you had him!”

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I have now had five days to pull myself together, process, and can now blog about Saturday night. The night we lost Tanner. Yes. We lost him. On Balboa Blvd. In Newport Beach. It was the world’s longest 15 minutes ever! Allow me to back up… I arrived at my brother’s new place that he and Jeniece will reside at …