There was another school shooting yesterday. I don't have the statistics as they stand as of today, and you can certainly find them easily enough if you look. One is one too many as far as I'm concerned, and we surpassed that number years ago. I was brought to my knees watching the Columbine news … Continue reading Again

5:00 a.m.

When I was younger, I was a night owl. I loved staying up until 1:00 or 2:00 in the morning and then sleeping until noon. As I've gotten older, however, I've learned to enjoy going to bed and waking earlier. So much so that I'm up at 5:00 a.m. on a Saturday. This morning, the … Continue reading 5:00 a.m.

Letter to Myself Five Years Ago

Dear 2014 Kristi,   I’m writing to you from five years in the future, and there are some important things you need to know.   The pain you’re in won’t last forever. The dark thoughts you’re having are understandable considering what he’s been doing, but I am here to tell you that you’re going to … Continue reading Letter to Myself Five Years Ago