Picking up the Pieces.

Failed adoptions happen to other people, not us, right? Wrong. Since my last post, Andrew and I jumped headfirst into our adoption journey and quickly pursued a situation that literally fell into our lap. On a Tuesday we hopped on the adoption train and that Friday, we received a phone call about the unique adoption…

Winter Wanderings, Part 1

Winter on the farm this year hasn’t been much of a winter but it surely has left its mark. After wearing shorts on Christmas, the normal high has been around 75°, sometimes 80°. And don’t get me started on the humidity from all the rain falling from the sky. But, all of that disappeared when…

In the Waiting.

When you are part of an infertility support group, it is only natural the women around you progress in their fertility journey, whether commencing fertility treatments, adopting a sweet little one or the ultimate gift of a pregnancy. Each success story gives me so much hope that one day it will be me. While I…

The Great Flood of 2016.

As most of you know, our small corner of the world was pummeled with massive amounts of rainfall at the end of last week, followed by devastating flooding in several parishes as the water flowed south through rivers, creeks and bayous. This particular storm would be equivalent to a hurricane without the wind. One word that seems to…

Look Beyond.

I woke up this morning feeling my faith falling to the floor as I thought about the house projects that lay before us and the money that is currently flying out the window. The questions kept flooding my mind... will the repairs ever be done? are we doing enough to protect against termites in the…