My Mom

Traditions…..memories….nostagia

September 7, 2009 Amy Disability StuffMy MomPatient-nessRandomThe Future

My family loves traditions.  Making our family Christmas gifts, singing off key on each other voice mail on our birthdays,  the annual cousin Christmas play, dying eggs at Easter, red velvet cake on my parents’ birthdays in Feb, Red Lobster for my sister’s, advent calenders, trivia at the dinner table, lunch after church and I […]

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the aftermath

April 6, 2008 Amy FamilyFriendsMy MomTRAVEL

The last 6 days have been down right glorious. There are few pleasures in life more sweet and more comforting than the affection and company of old friends and your family. The sort of people who you haven’t seen in a year or even two and despite the fact your life has changed and evolved, […]

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grateful fear

February 2, 2008 Amy BooksChildrenFriendsMedical SchoolMy MomThe FutureTRAVEL

I spent my first day off from studying in four weeks sprucing up my living room. My wonderful Mom helped me build some shelves (she did it I was too busy having a mental breakdown) last Tuesday. Today I filled them with books and pictures and momentos from my journeying. I have a travel shelf […]

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i think i just quit med school or tried anyway

January 30, 2008 Amy Medical SchoolMy Mom

I broke down in sobs. having lunch with my mother. in a very public local restaurant. yeah. You know how when you were a kid sometimes you spent a lot of time in your head going over exactly how you want to tell your parents something. Carefully craft your presentation to decrease scaring your parents […]

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I want the shiny one

January 18, 2008 Amy FriendsGeneralJesusMissionsMy Mom

I got an e-mail today. A prayer request from a friend of friend who is adopting a baby from Ukraine. The parents lost their biological twins several years ago. How heartbreaking. The e-mail said, “Yesterday was the worse day of our lives. We met with Ukrainian officials and they showed us child after child with […]

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