Face Forward

| This is the 110th story of Our Life Logs | I was born in Murupara, a tiny rural town in New Zealand, in the 1960s. I was the youngest of three daughters. My oldest sister Katherine died after just 36 hours of life, and my next sister, Cathy, was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at two years old. Cystic Fibrosis–a genetic, terminal illness that affects … Continue reading Face Forward

A Helping Heart

| This is the 106th story of Our Life Logs | If life were to be pre-programmed, it would kill the fun out of every learning situation. It would be better to be born a zombie than live such a life. I’m glad that I made choices in my life with my heart, instead of being controlled by money. I was born in the tourist … Continue reading A Helping Heart

The Feast of Life

| This is the 101st story of Our Life Logs | My childhood was spent in the small city of Manizales, Colombia. As the youngest in the family, my parents were quite overprotective of me. They didn’t let me go outside and play with other kids very often because they would worry about me. The isolation made me shy and socially awkward. My older brother … Continue reading The Feast of Life

My Journey to Be a Published Author

| This is the 83rd story of Our Life Logs | I grew up in Independence, a small city in Northern Kentucky that’s primarily made up of small neighborhoods and vast farmland. As an only child, I spent most of my childhood with my parents and other adults. I made friends in school, but I was a bit awkward socially. I didn’t mind. I found comfort … Continue reading My Journey to Be a Published Author