September 5, 2014


Last morning in a bed not my own.  This entire journey has been more than I could have imagined and this is only the beginning.  I was awakened by the sweetest of things; my niece crept slowly into my bedroom around 7:00 am from 2 floors above.  She told me with these big beautiful brown eyes that she forgot to sleep with me last night.  Her 4 year-old memory made her recall the evening prior as her forgetting, not her getting into trouble because she wanted to sleep with me downstairs.  Since her bedtime was much earlier than mine, she was sent to sleep upstairs i...

August 19, 2014


Even with the close of what will be one of many trips of a lifetime, I was excited knowing I would see everyone.  What a way to end our first journey; it was a beautiful place on the beach, filled with the faces of people happy to see us, eager to hear our tales.  I felt so warm from the heartfelt welcome.  I think Thomas did too.  He was officially part of the Brown family crew; he is my friend – he is my family - he is “framily.”  My sister, the epitome of “hostess with the mostess,” had already texted me prior to our arrival for approval of her grocery list: ve...

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