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Everlasting Memories Blog About Life, Loss and Everything In Between

Thank You For Being a Friend

You've got a friend in me.  You've got a friend in me. Y’all know how much I love my family. I post about it, I blog about them, I talk about them. In fact, you’re all probably tired about hearing about my family. But they are a significant part of my life, that [...]

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Another Brick In The Wall

We are steam-rolling right through August, my peeper friends, and it has been hazy, hot and humid here in the Northeast. Unless you have the luxury of a pool or the benefit of being able to hit the beach and cool down, it’s been a bit toasty and I personally am looking forward to [...]

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Time For A Gut Check

Well, my peepers, we are almost at the end of July. Seriously I can’t believe it. August begins next week and that is the turnaround point for a lot - summer winding down and school ramping up, moving out of the house for students and into dorms, start of fall sports, so on [...]

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Preparing To Be Unprepared

Hard to believe that summer is halfway over…yeah, I hear ya. Midway through July, just really settling in to the summer routines and schedules. My own calendar seems to change on a daily basis and I’m trying to find my rhythm between three babies that are working, working out and driving here and [...]

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From the Ground Up 1998 - 2018

This life will go by June 27, 2018. An average Wednesday, almost nearing the end of the month. Fourth of July around the corner, grad parties are winding down and summer is legit in full swing. And because it has felt like such a long spring and our schedules are finally coming into [...]

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Love without end, Amen

Let me tell you a secret Ahhhh….mid-June. I am definitely all in for summer mode. I’ve got one that finished up school today and then that’s a wrap. Not to say that I won’t be busy but the in and out of the car, the early mornings of leaving the house by 6:30, [...]

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Memorial Day 2018

LT COL William Sean SchumakerI have always loved Memorial Day weekend. It’s kind of the unofficial start to summer for me and means that my house is going to be bursting with all the kids home. In the past we have always had a big badminton tournament on the Sunday of Memorial Day [...]

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You'll Be In My Heart

Cause you'll be in my heart I sit here today, at a desk where I’ve written thousands of words. Probably tens of thousands of words if not more. Sun is shining, lots of little birdies tweeting and chirping, dogs at my feet. And still I ponder how to convey, how to reach, how [...]

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50 Things Before I'm 50

Something To Be Proud Of First off - HELLLLLOOOOOO SPRING! Little bit of sunshine has put a bounce in my step for sure. And I don’t know if it’s the change of the season that’s got me thinking or if it’s what lies ahead for me this fall - being an empty nester - [...]

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Social-ly Smart

I had a conversation this past week with my brother and we were talking about ‘way back when’. He was on a mini rant about how when they have celebrations, occasions, get-togethers at his house, what have you - that one of the first things the kids ask for is their Wifi password. [...]

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