Find yourself.

“This may seem like I’m over-exaggerating the pressure, but lets be honest, I’m not.”



As a mother I have three children. Ages 9, 8 and 2. As a wife, I have one husband.  A husband who has dedicated his life to make sure our community is a safer place, day in and day out. As a dispatcher, I have 9 Deputies,  6 PD officers, 7 jailers, 5 Fire stations,… Continue reading Human

Self-proclaimed Pessimist

What will you remember about me from your childhood? Recently, I was sitting around the table with the most important people in my life and I was asked this very question, and  I could not bring myself to answer.  For the first time ever, I just looked around and couldn’t think of the words to… Continue reading Self-proclaimed Pessimist

Undisclosed Anxiety

I hear it all the time.  The classification of a whole generation, my generation, as being perceived as a bunch of whiny, spoiled liberals that are making huge deals out of the issues in today’s world that they just need to grow up about and stop calling foul.  In some ways I agree.  But, today… Continue reading Undisclosed Anxiety

I See Him.

I see you. I see the pictures online.  I see the days where you drive by in someone else’s car, roaming through a town you no longer reside, or work in.  I see your face when I look at my son.  I see the tears fall down his face.  I see the way you make… Continue reading I See Him.

Do Not Get Walked On

I remember deciding it suddenly.  All at once, without a doubt in my mind.  I had determined that human beings in general do way too much apologizing in their life time. The human species in general, tends to feed the need to be compassionate.  The undying desire to please people, and respect opinions has led many… Continue reading Do Not Get Walked On

Take it or leave it

In the beginning, its thrilling. The idea that you may have just captured the heart of a man whose career is million women’s fantasies. The uniform, the authority, the ability to walk beside someone who has been a pillar of respect and honor for so many who have grown up with the common theory that… Continue reading Take it or leave it