That's me. I'm an author. I'm a dream chaser. There are some nay-sayers out there that wonder about all this "dream" talk. I get it. I really do. But let's look at this another way. What if your dream was better defined as that thing that makes you, you? What if your dreams are perfect … Continue reading Author * Dream Chaser
When do you stop chasing dreams? That is the question for me right now. This blog - like many decisions I've made in the past two years, is about chasing dreams down. It's about all of those things that make up my greatest life's dreams - that I'm still in pursuit of. Like this. Or … Continue reading When Do You Stop Chasing Dreams?
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I love this reminder that you can start where you are. So often we feel like we have to have it all together before we accomplish that goal or fulfill that dream. But we will get nowhere if we don’t start. Now. Not later when we have it all together or have all the answers. … Continue reading Monday Motivation
A few years ago, I ran into the image below on Pinterest. I immediately added it as a profile photo on Facebook. I could not even help myself. It's adorable but also a reminder for us dreamer types. To keep pressing forward, we have to believe in our abilities and in the rightness of the … Continue reading Advice from Oprah on Trying & Failure
Be fearless in pursuit of what sets your soul on fire. - Unknown Are you looking for that push you need to chase your dream? There is encouragement everywhere if you dig a little. But, sometimes we need a dose of reality. The truth is, when you embark on that journey to pursuing the dream, … Continue reading Fearless
From an Instagram post last night: The door to the "kid's room" has been closed quite a bit. I've been trying to keep Abby from adopting another bed as her own. This week has been a long week. I haven't been feeling well for days. By the time I got through Thursday evening's first walk-through … Continue reading The Kid’s Room
If it weren't for Don Henley, my "about me" on social media and my blog would be less nerdy. He is always there, front and center, along with Jesus, my dog, pine trees, and wine (and occasionally tequila). I had a come to Jesus moment early this year when I realized that I was turning 40 with … Continue reading All She Wants to do is Dance
My first foster care class is Monday night. This has been a long time coming. Maybe more than thirty years as I've dreamed of this very thing since I was a kid. There truly is nothing I've wanted more in my life than to have a family. Beyond wanting a family, I have always known … Continue reading Foster Care Adventures – Week 1
When I last wrote, I was still struggling through the home search process. Why is that so stressful, ya'll? But I found the house, finished packing, and last Saturday, moved in! So thankful that process is over! The new neighborhood is so quiet. I love it. My kitchen, my favorite room in the house, is … Continue reading Home Sweet Home