Finding the Light on Dark Days

Finding the Light on Dark Days

Last night my mom was driving me home after another long day at the hospital and infusion center. I’m nearly three months into a pretty long journey with breast cancer that, so far, has been a bumpier road than expected. As we sat at a downtown stoplight, she...
The House Where I Lost Myself

The House Where I Lost Myself

This is the house where I lost myself. Eighteen years ago, that little bungalow felt palatial to us, and Brad and I were thrilled to put our stamp on our first real home. It would become the house where we’d start a family, and we were so excited to meet our...
Ready to Rock: Joy Overload with Bon Jovi!!!

Ready to Rock: Joy Overload with Bon Jovi!!!

Once upon a time, I was an aspiring songwriter and my idol (and giant crush) was this stellar human being, Jon Bon Jovi. I knew every word of every song he ever wrote, performed or produced. I was inspired by his talent, his showmanship, his big heart and his...