A Sunstream – Nature’s Spotlight

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in Photo of the Week | No Comments
A Sunstream – Nature’s Spotlight

This second Photo of the Week caught a magical moment by a gentle creek in Warriors’ Path State Park near Kingsport, TN.  The girls were playing and actually looking for photo ops when we saw nature’s spolighted stage.  They were quick to go stand in the light and pose. I captured this one between poses. Cassia […]

The Hanna Girls

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in Photo of the Week | No Comments
The Hanna Girls

I couldn’t decide between two photos for Photo of the Week this week.  So I decided to post both of them. These are the Hanna girls – three sisters with three very different personalities.  This photo really captures those personalities well.  We were enjoying Memorial Day at Warriors’ Path State Park near Kingsport, Tennessee.  This was […]

Nostalgia, Tragedy and a Promise

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in The Truth | No Comments
Nostalgia, Tragedy and a Promise

Randy and I have made five trips to Bristol, TN since my niece and her family moved there almost a year ago.  The last one was this past holiday weekend. There is a Bristol, VA and a Bristol, TN.  They are divided by State Street.  One side of the street is in Virginia and the other […]

Logan Grace Ware

Posted by on May 17, 2014 in Photo of the Week | No Comments
Logan Grace Ware

Nine days after her due date and after a difficult, sometimes tense labor, Logan Grace Ware made her grand entrance into the world at 10:45pm, May 13, 2014. Weighing in at 7lbs – 7oz, measuring 20.5″ long, with a full head of dark hair, she was a beautiful sight! She looked like she’d had a […]

Waiting for Fruit Snack

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in The Truth | One Comment
Waiting for Fruit Snack

My first grandchild is due to arrive any day now. Her due date was this past Sunday. The anticipation is immeasurable. Our bags are mostly packed. The house is in order. The pet/house sitter is on call. We are ready to jump in the car at a moment’s notice. Seven months ago I was sitting at […]

Living with ADHD: Order, Chaos, and the Space Between, Part 2

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Living with ADHD | No Comments
Living with ADHD: Order, Chaos, and the Space Between, Part 2

The Space Between In Part 1 of “Order, Chaos, and the Space Between,” I wrote that people with ADHD cannot organize their world the way everyone else does. It’s not possible. The part of the brain that does that has faulty wiring. Without learning to do things a different way than normal people do, we […]

Living with ADHD: Hyperfocus

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Living with ADHD | No Comments
Living with ADHD: Hyperfocus

Hyperfocus Before I go any further, I need to introduce the term “hyperfocus.” Kathleen Nadeau explains this phenomenon in her book, Adventures in Fast Forward. “In actuality, ADD is not a ‘deficit’ of attention, but a disorder in which individuals have much less control over their responses to stimuli,” writes Nadeau. They are unable to regulate their […]

Living with ADHD: Order, Chaos, and the Space Between, Part 1

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Living with ADHD | No Comments
Living with ADHD: Order, Chaos, and the Space Between, Part 1

Order and Chaos My mom was one of those women.  At one point she had five kids from diapers to a teenager and all of the duties of a pastor’s wife. The house was always at least orderly, if not spotless. She could walk into a room, see something out of place or in need […]