One Year

One year speaks volumes. It’s the difference between being on the cusp of new beginnings and on the verge of finishing this program. It’s growing older, hopefully wiser, and passing through new stages of life and personality. The reality of a year does not always seem apparent when passing through day to day. The new … More One Year

Just Call Me Kitten

Growing up, my mother claimed I had selective hearing. I heard what I wanted and had the convenient skill to miss what I didn’t want to hear. It’s a talent. Though true, even today, the unfortunate circumstance of my youth was that I suffered from hearing issues from birth. My nurse mother explains that I … More Just Call Me Kitten

(Peanut) Butter Me Up

Breakfast is my favorite meal of any day. I am queen breakfast chef, which is a big deal because we all know I’d be quite happy with princess status for anything else. Whether I’m whipping up homemade waffles, pancakes, eggs, mostly all of my recipes have one golden ingredient in common: peanut butter. OK, the eggs … More (Peanut) Butter Me Up

I Am Runner

Like many, I have a love/hate relationship with running. It’s more complicated than the old love when it’s over, hate to do it relationship we had in the past. Truth be told, I’ve always wanted to be a runner. Even in the days when I never thought I could run down the street never mind a … More I Am Runner