“Done Living” and The Bucket List

I don’t know if you’ve heard of Justin McRoberts. He’s one of those artists I’ve heard of, but can’t say I’ve ever listened to his music. His latest album, Deconstruction, showed up in my mailbox due to the wonderful work of his publicist, and I can’t stop listening to the CD. One song in particular,Continue reading ““Done Living” and The Bucket List”

Sharon, the Oklahoma Rose

On April 13, 2004 the official state flower of Oklahoma became the “Oklahoma rose”. Since Sharon was an avid gardener, it is only appropriate that this blog entry be titled after one of Oklahoma’s most beautiful roses, Sharon Hart. UPDATE 1/10/07 @ 2 PM EST: Jen’s mother, Sharon Hart, was ushered into the arms ofContinue reading “Sharon, the Oklahoma Rose”

Kitty of “Death” Voted Top Weird News Story of Year

AP News Oscar the cat bides his time at a nursing home in Providence, R.I. making the rounds, eating cat food, and curling up with those who are dying.  The two year-old tabby was adopted from a local humane society as a kitten and brought to the nursing home to cheer up residents.  Yet theContinue reading “Kitty of “Death” Voted Top Weird News Story of Year”

The End is the Beginning

My grandmother died this morning at 11 a.m. For most of the day, I was happy, almost joyous, and at peace. I took care of my grandfather, my mom, and my stepfather. I made sure everyone else was okay and plastered a smile on my face. I do believe that God has given me theContinue reading “The End is the Beginning”

Saying Goodbye

My grandmother is dying, even though both of my grandparents have been on their death beds before, this is the real deal. She’s just slipping away and spends a lot of time sleeping. Please pray for quick passage. It’s literally killing my grandfather to see her suffer and he weeps frequently. Please pray for himContinue reading “Saying Goodbye”