Author Archives: rocknr63

About rocknr63

I am a lifetime learner... PhD student in Health Sciences, a workaholic, and lover of all things technology. Fascinated with genealogy. Love my family! Adore my babies (the MinPins) ;-)

Another loss :-/

Only two months ago, we lost our youngest child,and now we have lost another member of our family.  Misty suddenly started having difficulty breathing, and sounded as if there was fluid in her lungs.  I held her close to me … Continue reading

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The Un-imaginable!

I don’t even know where to begin… at the age of 29, on Monday, July 15, 2013, God has called our Christopher Ryan home.  It is a parents worst nightmare to loose a child.  A call you never want to … Continue reading

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My Childhood Home is Burning

It is hard to reconcile this in my mind! I lived in the Black Forest until I was 17 years old. This was home for a great portion of my life, my son grew up here, how can it be … Continue reading

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Phoenix Residency

Just as I expected, the Phoenix Residency was fantastic but exhausting! It didn’t help that the temperatures were in the 100’s 🙂  I met some fantastic people and got a chance to meet up with some “old friends” from the … Continue reading

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Change,Change, and More Change!

Maturity and depth of character     The dragonfly, in almost every part of the world symbolizes change and change in the perspective of self-realization; and the kind of change that has its source in mental and emotional maturity and … Continue reading

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The BIG 50!!

It seems so hard to believe that I could be 50 years old, a quarter of a century (as Jim keeps reminding me). I have to admit that I have been struggling with it for the last month. I don’t … Continue reading

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Computer Genius?

Either he is a computer genius or he is upset that he isn’t the center of attention. My guess is the latter. Watching football tends to take priority for everyone.

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I Survived My First Academic Residency

Who knew??  I was told that it would be an exhausting 5 days, and they were right!  All in all, it was a great experience, but I must say that hours of APA style and library research can get to … Continue reading

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Wishing a fond farewell to a wonderful baby!  Mack came into our lives three months ago when his daddy took his own life and left him without someone to care for him and love him.  A co-worker told me about … Continue reading

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Jim’s BIG Day! Happy 50th baby!

What an exciting and fun day!  Jim turns 50, but we all had a party!  What more could we ask for!?!  All the boys were home, we had go-cart racing, then dinner with family at Dukes Steakhouse!  Bob and Mona … Continue reading

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