Reaching new heights


I feel like I've been at the top of my game!  Other than the fact that I am literally shrinking, life is good; kids are awesome; new job is going great; I start school in the fall; making progress on my running and actually achieving goals that I've set.  I've had nothing to complain about, …

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Accepting Transformation….Conclusion


I thought I knew everything about butterflies, that is, until I spent a few days with my painted ladies.  The day before their release I was able to observe and learn a lot from their behavior. Did you know:  once in the chrysalis the caterpillar will shake to ward off predators.  (Similar to a human …

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Accepting Transformation Part 1


Exciting times when a girl gets to bring home a couple of caterpillars, and the moment I carried them through the door was the beginning of a whole new set of experiences. Little did I know, it was also the beginning of a new set of emotions as well.