Family Matters

Readers, I’ve missed you. I hope you’ve missed us. It’s been four whole days! But we’ve been busy as ever doing a whole lot of not a lot with family. But when you’re with family, it all feels very busy and very exhausting, right? In the best way, of course! You’ll find us today where you left us last time, Rockford, Illinois. …

Perspective without understanding…

Last night, after 9:30pm, I had a missed call and a voicemail from a friend who doesn’t commonly call late. Her voice was shaking in the message and she said she had bad news… Heart sinks. How bad? To what degree do I prepare myself? Is someone hurt? Worse? Someone sick? Worse? Acquaintance? Friend? How bad is it? With a …