Tag: #chicago

I Couldn’t Have Made this Up

We have a pig, she doesn’t have a name.  I just ask the kids what she said when they feed her, so I know for sure they walked up the hill and gave her food.  She always says the same thing, “thank you, snort…

Another Reason to Praise Our Father

I have been on cloud nine since about two this afternoon.  I got a call from Kent saying the assistant warden of the prison came to him and said he is to much trouble.  They are moving him to Thomson Prison in Thomson, Illinois….

I need to talk about….

It is so incredibly hard to sit here at the acreage taking care of here… The kiddos Kent and I have and just being here for their needs as I have always been.  Some times better than others.  I’ve definitely been a better parent…

Find Out Who Your Friends Are

I absolutely love this song  by Tim Mcgraw and Tracy Lawrence…its so true in my life.  The words to the song.  Everyone wants to pat you on the back on your way up the ladder.  They want to shake your hand.  I remember hearing…

Danger Inside

So I’m a wife, and my husband calls and tells me he’s in danger.  I love this man  more than anything in the world and would do anything to protect him just as he would me or any of his kids.  But…I’m the help…

Out of the Mouth of Babes

Sami, our 13 year old said to me.  “Dad is so lucky to be in prison.” I was quite taken aback by that statement.  Then she explained that God put him there and he is lucky he is being used by God, that she…

Talking to an old friend

While reaching out to an old classmate of Kent’s today that had been a correctional officer in the federal system,  I have been reassured Kent will not be starved to death.   It would take awhile to starve my hubby.  It still breaks my heart…

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