Alone! Alone! Alone!

I know a lot of people who don’t like to spend time alone.  I am not one of those people.  In fact, I find that I need a certain amount of time alone.  And I’m pretty sure that the last time I spent a whole night alone, I was in my 20’s. Since I becameContinue reading “Alone! Alone! Alone!”

Scuba Failure, American Idol Audition and Naughty Monkeys

Some people were not meant to scuba dive.  We are those people. We spent the last few days at Sodwana Bay and St. Lucia on the eastern coast of South Africa.  Jason set up scuba lessons for himself, Elizabeth, Ben and me.  Noah was certified last year on a school outing in Jordan.  In theContinue reading “Scuba Failure, American Idol Audition and Naughty Monkeys”

Happy Birthday to the Low Maintenance One

This is Noah.  He turned 16 today. Noah’s entrance into this world was accompanied by the screams of his mother.  He was born 50 minutes after his mother’s first contraction and 15 minutes after she arrived at the hospital.  No time for the epidural. It was not my greatest moment. Noah didn’t see any needContinue reading “Happy Birthday to the Low Maintenance One”

Going to Be with my Baby Girl

In less than an hour, I’m heading to the airport in Johannesburg to fly to Salt Lake City.  Jason booked my ticket about 8 hours ago.  I’m flying to the US to be with my 19 year-old daughter who is having surgery on Wednesday.  Don’t worry, it’s not too serious.  She’s having oral surgery onContinue reading “Going to Be with my Baby Girl”