Hello, my name is Diana…

How many times during the span of our lives do we introduce ourselves to others, or fill out documents requiring us to give our name as an identifier?  For me, a day does not go by that I don’t have to say to someone at some point…my name is Diana. Typically, when we name our…

Sending the Kraken back…

    One day close to 40 years ago, while I was pregnant with my third child, I came close to crossing the line when disciplining my first born.  Sarah was only 5 years old at the time and she and her younger sister were playing and running around in our two bedroom apartment.  I don’t…

1 out of 22

I was born into a family that collectively gifted me with 22 aunts and uncles.  Some played a greater role in my life than others, but I am glad to have had the opportunity to spend time with each and every one of them at some point in my life. Today, my father’s youngest sister…

Happy Birthday America!!!

Today, like every 4th of July, I celebrate the United States of America.  Grateful that this great country opened it’s doors to my parents and siblings 65 years ago and granted me the privilege of being born on American soil. May God continue to bless America!  

Shhhhh…

I will not embarrass myself by calling attention to how many days it’s been since I posted, but rather celebrate that I am on THIS side of 2016.  Here’s to a better blogging year!