Tender Ridgewood Moments

It was such an incredible privilege to be able to fly and spend five days in Western New York for my cousin Stephen’s funeral. His horrific death has certainly left us all reeling. It is very difficult to grasp that a man who did combat duty flying a Black Hawk would lose his life so…

A Drunk Driver

Early Monday AM my phone was ringing and I saw my (2nd) cousin’s name, Jennifer, on caller ID. I knew something horrible must be wrong as it was still dark. Shaking, all I could blurt out was, “WHATTTT Jennifer? WHAAATTT happened??” Jennifer’s mom, Billie, is my cousin (our moms were sisters). Billie and I talk…

“Boo!”

Could it really be SIX years since Liberty and I landed with John and Birdie? It’s impossible to remember life pre-John-and-Birdie as the seasons have each woven together. I am so grateful they are home – we needed them as much as they needed us. John has some very exciting news that I will share…