Tis The Season

This time of year is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but for some it can be one of the worst…it all depends on what you are going through. For me, eleven years ago, December 22nd was one of the most joyous occasions in my life because my sweet Jake came […]


This blog is probably one of the scariest I’ve ever written because I’m full of angst and worry about how I will be received after weeks of absence.  YIKES!!! The basis of my fear is that GEM doesn’t matter in the lives of others and that I haven’t really been missed.  Sad, but true. Regardless […]