Parents I know you understand. When you have more than one child and illness strikes, you cross your fingers that the rest of the house is spared. It rarely works but it's a great thought. This last week was full of prayers that our sweet Kayla would get better soon and her sisters wouldn't get… Continue reading White Flag
Forty Two years ago under the twilight sky by the Deschutes River, in a little known town of Bend, Oregon, my parents exchanged wedding vows. If they had only known that two years later I would appear in their life to spice things up they probably would have reconsidered their vows, lol!!! (Just kidding) In… Continue reading Many Moons Ago
On Sunday my parents braved the mighty task of taking our three littles across the river and through the woods to their home. It was a big trip for our girls. The first time that they would be actually a good 150 some miles from mommy and daddy for several nights. My mom wasn't quite… Continue reading Wings
My mother was forever trying g to get me to clean my room. Just like any mother would do with any kid, I assume. Once or twice a week she would make her way into my room, shake her head and say "Jami Lynn pick this place up!" Being the typical kid it usually took… Continue reading Sneezed
I've mentioned before that I'm a royal watcher and what could be better than waiting for a Royal Baby!!!! I may be "across the pond" but this is just as fun for us Americans as the British. Meghan and Harry's baby will not only be a royal but American too! We Americans may have wanted… Continue reading Baby Watch!!!
May 1st, for me, has always signaled to me the beginning of new growth. A time when Central Oregon really blossoms out in flowers, sunshine & WARMTH!!! This May it's all about new beginnings and new mindsets. This last year I've struggled with change and my ways of dealing not only with change but just… Continue reading May Day
I remember a time when Friday night meant football games, late night movies and as summer made its way in to life late night pool parties and just lots of fun! As a mom my view has changed. I still love going out with my husband and seeing late movies but I'm also a realist… Continue reading Friday Night Lights!!!
This Easter has been different than in years past. This was the first Easter Sunday that I celebrated without my parents in town. Which, until today, did not seem like a big deal but it was. I woke up this morning and realized I didn't have plans and didn't have the desire to make them… Continue reading Gathering Memories