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February: The Annual Worst Month Ever

Many nights I spend what feels like the entire night trapped in twisted dreams about my house falling apart, having to move unexpectedly, desperately trying to pack while it’s cold or wet in the house, not having enough money, mean landlords showing up, and feeling unsure where we will live. I have so many of those nightmares I’m afraid to go to sleep sometimes. It’s February. In February 2014 the heat stopped working in the cabin, everything including the toilet bowl...

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The Dreams (The admission of which confirms I am utterly crazy…)

One of my commenters reminded me of two dreams I had years ago. I wrote them down in my old diary on OD. The first dream was in 2008, long before I had ever even heard of orphan hosting or gave any thought to children in eastern European nations. We started hosting kids in 2012, about four years later. I had to go back and search for the diary entry in my OD WordPress back up entries. Luckily I found it....

The Funeral. 2

The Funeral.

My grandpa’s funeral was today. It was a small service, only close friends and family.  There wasn’t even an obituary. I played the violin and there was a short sermon type talk given by the minister of the church my grandparents attended. He had a military send off at the graveyard.  Closed casket with an American flag draped over the top.  Soldiers from Fort Knox played taps, saluted, and folded his flag for my grandma.  It was very poignant.  I could...

5/9/2011 1

5/9/2011

I had the strangest dream last night. I dreamed that I was waiting to meet my new adopted child. It was going to be a boy and I knew he liked basketballs.  I have no idea where I was, but it was somewhere unfamiliar.  It was also raining and very wet outside the window, I was concerned about flooding.  Then my eyebrows started itching really badly.  I looked in the mirror and saw that my eyebrows were gray, even though my hair wasn’t. When I itched my eyebrows...