Finding My Voice

I am finding my voice again.  I really never lost it, but I did stop using it.  I wasn’t going to blog about this but my pastor posted something today on his twitter account (@TonyManning) that gave me pause and made me realize that this self-imposed voiceless sabbatical I have been on was keeping the…

The Blessings of Mothers (in-law)

One of the great things about moving is getting to make new friends.  One of my newest friends and I have starting walking together a couple of times a week, with some other new friends and although we have only been doing it for a couple of weeks, it is quickly becoming a highlight of…

What’s In a Name?

I was one of the very few kids in high school that took Latin as my foreign language.  As much as I hated conjugating verbs and repeating a language that we would only hear spoken in the Catholic Church (I am not Catholic, but have many friends that are) I really loved learning about root…

Preparing for the Next Big Adventure

When Scott took a job with Rolls-Royce of North America in Indianapolis, we always knew there was a possibility that we would be given an opportunity to go to England for a year. The “secondment” program is one that allows team members to travel “across the pond” and really get to know the organization. We…

Life Is Grand

As I was contemplating starting this journey of putting my every thought out on the internet for the world to see, I began to look back at my life the past few years and this picture sums up my world.  No matter how deep the water, no matter if we have use of all our…