Thoughts from the hospital chair

I decided yesterday morning that I wanted to go back  to see my mom.  She had called me Wed morning to tell me that she had a bad night, and I got off the phone thinking that I needed to be there for her, in case she needed me.  In case there was a mean nurse that I...
Once again, my heart is torn between two places

Once again, my heart is torn between two places

I remember when I would travel back and forth to Haiti to visit my kids.  When I was there I would long to be with my kids in Austin, and dream of sleeping in the same bed as Aaron.  My heart was so grateful and joyous to be with my kids in Haiti, but I missed my...
Happy Birthday Mom with Vivo & Delish!

Happy Birthday Mom with Vivo & Delish!

This weekend was fabulous!  Our whole family was in town to celebrate my mom’s upcoming 60th birthday!  She didn’t want a big fuss, but you only turn 60 once and so we decided to celebrate her lots! On Saturday we wanted to take my mom out for her birthday...
My mom had a heart attack

My mom had a heart attack

Last night I got the call. That one that you never expect. The one that you are never ready for. The one you never want to hear. The Bush’s were leaving our house and my phone rang with a number I didn’t recognize, so of course I didn’t answer it....