Orange is the New Pink

In the 40 seconds it took you to open this page and begin reading, somewhere in the world, someone has died by suicide.  A beautiful, loved and loving soul is gone. Just. Like. That. I met a young lady today who lost her 18-year-old sister to suicide 4 years ago....

A Message of Love

Tomorrow is the big day.  I guess I’m as ready as I’ll ever be.  My room is decorated, my copies are made, I’ve attended all the required meetings and professional learning, and my student teacher is ready to go.  I’ll stand at my door and smile as I welcome my new...

High School Spirit

Tomorrow is 10 months since I lost my sweet boy.  Its hard to believe its been that long, but yet, it feels just like yesterday.  10 months without seeing his freckled face.  10 months without him trying to explain Minecraft to me.  10 months without having someone to...

More thank 15 Minutes of Fame – I Hope

Last week, Peyton was the feature story and cover image of the localGeorgetown View magazine. This is a very polished and professional publication that comes out every few months and is (as far as I know) free to Georgetown residents.  I’ve always admired their high –...

What’s Your Sign?

After someone dies, I think it’s normal for those left behind to look for signs from their loved one.  Some people call this ghosts, other’s call it divine intervention. I’m not really sure what it is or what it should be called, but I want to believe it’s real.  In...
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