Making Ends Meet

Well, it’s finally caught up with us. We knew it was going to happen.  We’ve been feeling it coming on… my husband is getting fewer and fewer hours, leaving us with a very sizable cut in pay. We lived through it before, back in 2008. But it seems even harder this time. Once again, I […]

He’s Gone

It was early March 2011. I don’t remember the exact date, as I wanted nothing more than to erase it from my mind forever. It was the day I tried so hard to stop. My husband was about to board an airplane that would take him south on an adventure with many unknowns. My heart […]

Job Loss

He said, “I don’t want you to lose your head about this, but I just got laid off.”  My mind was going in a million different directions.  He continued, “We aren’t going to cry about this because we don’t have time to feel sorry for ourselves.  I need you to be strong, we are going […]