Pondering Moments

Pondering Moments: Trust During Times of Tragedy

Phyllis Lifestyle 45 Comments

As I sit at my desk thinking about the horrible news of the Las Vegas mass shooting, I can’t seem to compose the words to convey my thoughts. Since we are all friends and have formed a bond through this blog, I am just going to share my random emotions and reactions to the events of the past days. We’ve …

Little Acts of Kindness

Make a Difference with Little Acts of Kindness

Phyllis Lifestyle 28 Comments

This past week has been one of great emotion. I watched the devastation across our country just as you did. Hurricanes, horrible fires in Montana, and many other tragedies happened that break our hearts. Then throw in the 9/11 anniversary. My emotions have been on edge. What do we say, what do we do, and how can we make a …

Remember and Honor Our September 11 Heroes

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Being married to a career fireman is an eye-opening experience. Things you never think about on a daily basis are things he and all firefighters handle every day. Neal is a battalion chief and has spent his entire career in the fire service. He said the most profound statement one day when we were talking about how emergencies are handled: “We …