Our family has spent much of the last several years in a kind of solitude. This time away from socializing enabled us to reflect upon our emotional, mental, and spiritual states of being. We made some discoveries, corrected some harmful behaviors and established some healthy boundaries. Unfortunately, the impact of our withdraw has not all been positive. Some of our friends and family felt neglected by our lack of communication and effort…. Read More

Dia Dhuit! We did it, we finally did it! In March of 2016, Ty and I crossed the Atlantic ocean on an AirFrance Boeing 777 and began the anniversary trip of our dreams in Ireland!

“The journey may be unclear; nevertheless, clarity awaits those who dare to voyage into the unknown.” -E.A. Chaney I am guilty of letting the opinions of others hold me back in the past. I am also guilty of allowing fear to navigate my life from time to time. It wasn’t until I realized fear wasn’t going anywhere but it was up to me to decide it’s usefulness. Fear is just as likely… Read More

At the beginning of any new endeavor, there is usually a mixture of excitement and nervousness. That “what if” dances in the back of your mind telling you things could go terribly wrong. It is odd that so often, one does not consider that things could go wonderfully right.