Lisbon's love notes, best mom I ever had

Lisbon’s Love Notes

My youngest child, Lisbon, and I often exchange notes on a whiteboard, and what she writes sometimes means so much, I just have to snap a picture!

Sarah's gift from beyond the grave

Sarah’s Gift from Beyond the Grave

After my youngest sister Sarah Tarr (AKA Jazzy Blue Brite) died tragically and unexpectedly at age thirty-three in Jan 2019, I had a awful struggle dealing with the regrets surrounding her death.

Encouraging a Child to Write, Lisbon's Story Writing

Encouraging a Child to Write, Lisbon’s Story Writing

Lisbon shares her stories for the first time.

Celebration of Life, Jazzy Style

Celebration of Life, Jazzy Style

When my younger sister died unexpectedly, we decided not to have a traditional funeral, but together with her many friends planned a Celebration of Life, where everyone wore blue or rainbow and where her fellow hoopsters would hula hoop with fire.

Kaiden and Lily

The Wedding and Reception

After more than eighteen months, my son Kaiden was able to marry Lily, the woman he fell in love with in Mozambique. Here are some pictures from their December 14th wedding and reception.

Kaiden and Lily

Setting up for the Wedding: Transforming the Gym with a False Ceiling

After doing research, I decided transforming the gym with a false ceiling would be our best bet of creating something memorable out of an ordinary space.

A Sincere thank you for your love and support

A Sincere Thank You for Your Love and Support

I am humbled and awed at the outpouring of love that I received from readers and friends after my announcement about my sister’s illness. It really helped to have your well-wishes and prayers as I had to say goodbye to her.

Fiance visa journey

To the US from Mozambique, Fiance Visa Journey

My son’s up and down journey to bring his fiancée to the United States on a fiance visa.

Lisbon shows how to do cartwheels

How to do a Cartwheel (from Lisbon)

Lisbon is super excited to show off her new talent!

How to Make Her Fall in Love With You All Over Again

How to Make Her Fall in Love With You All Over Again

Reawake the magic and make her fall in love with you all over again.