Category Archives: Mom

Five Minute Friday — Mom

I must be back in New York. I backslid into sloughing off on my Five Minute Friday assignment until Saturday — late Saturday afternoon at that. Oh well. It’s the thought that counts and the effort to post something sometime. … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — The Final Five Months 1

Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer … Romans 12:12 We actually have to go back a little further than April 2008. Back in November, both Mom and I got sick … just colds. The problem was … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — New York, New York 4

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear … 1 John 4:18a When we moved to the house in Willard, we set Grandma Simpson up in the bigger motel room, but after Jonathan and Nicolle moved … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Working Our Way Back 3

A good wife is the crown of her husband… Proverbs 12:4a [The] experiences [to date as outlined the past two weeks] set the stage for our time in Ohio. We both got involved at St. Ignatius Parish. We were able … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Pennsylvania Avenue 4

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken… Proverbs 15:13 Like I said, Mom went through post-partum depression and ran herself ragged. Deanna was impossible and didn’t want to sleep anywhere except … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Pennsylvania Avenue 1

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken… Proverbs 15:13 Needless to say, we outgrew our attic apartment and picked a much larger two-bedroom apartment in Paterson. It was definitely a transitional … Continue reading

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Blink of an Eye — Growing Up on Philip Avenue 2

Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God… 1 John 4:7 The other thing I remember is the night we became pregnant. To me, there is no … Continue reading

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