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A Disruption

I’m not an expert on disruption. Not at all. And in a perfect world, there would be no disruption. But we can say, from our very limited experience, that four years ago today a very terrified 9 year old joined our family as our 12th and August 24th became one of the sweetest days of…

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“Crazy Day”

Our 2016 trip to our Home Place began yesterday!!  Dw and I both commented that it seemed to be our fastest trip ever to Durango, Colorado – we made amazing time!! We are staying at the same hotel we stayed at after we lost our home to the fire.  I can’t remember how many weeks…

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Firsts

Just like a birth child, there is a joyful thrill to the soul of every adoptive parent when the treasure they bring home experiences a “first”. Which reminds me, I had to take Vern somewhere the other day  in Dw’s little car.  I put the windows down (love my Arizona!) and he was leaning, with…

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Goldilocks Had it All Wrong

I think maybe it was actually Goldilocks who started it all. You know, with her, “This chair is too big, this chair is too small, but this one – this one right here – this one is just right!” Those two little words:  Just right. When the Goldilocks story is told, somehow the “just right”…