Reflections from a Quiet Home

It has been a little over a week since Matt left, and it's quiet. I was trying to remember the last time I was in an eerily quiet home, and I don't think I ever was. Our home in California was under construction for a couple years, and I don't need to tell you that is very NOT QUIET. Before that, I had momentary silent days, but never for long stretches. So....this is what an empty nest feels … [Read more...]


There was one lonely set of tracks up and down the hill this morning. As I did my running early, my 'trainer' was home throwing the last few essentials in the suitcase for his big doings up north. He headed up to Saskatchewan today, a little nervous and  alot excited ~ all at the same time ~ ready for the challenge of the Canadian Football League. I made mention in the last post that I've … [Read more...]

Where’s Matt, eh?

In my mind, many people read my blog. And maybe only in my mind, lots of folks are left hanging when I make random comments several months back about an update on Matt and his goings-on. Believe it or not, I don't forget those things; instead, I'm rather haunted by the fact that for so long there was nothing to report. UNTIL NOW!!! This Tuesday, he'll head even further north than here in … [Read more...]