Alice Herz-Sommer – The Lady in Number 6

A Story about Survival, Love, Passion and Music

Alice Herz-Sommer a concentration camp survivor at 106 full of life
Alice Herz-Sommer

I hope you have tissues ready. I really do. I found this video a while back and have been watching it repeatedly for the last week. Growing up in Germany, you learn about the war, the concentrations camps, you read books, you discuss, you learn, you visit concentration camps, you watch videos, you learn the smell of death – because it still lingers, you can feel death and despair, you learn how heavy these places feel. But you can never truly know what it’s like. You can only imagine. You’ll never truly understand as a kid, I didn’t. I knew it was horrible, I felt horrible, I didn’t understand why. But watching Alice, now that I am a grown up, I am moved by her story, it put everything in perspective. It changed the way I perceived what happened.

Unfortunately the world lost a wonderful and inspiring lady who lived to be Continue reading Alice Herz-Sommer – The Lady in Number 6

The Legacy I’ll Leave My Children

My LegacyIt was my daughters 11th birthday last Saturday and it didn’t hit me until today, when I read a post about leaving your legacy by the lovely ladies from Ask Ajna, how fast time has gone by. It feels like it was yesterday (yes, so much cliché) when I found out I was pregnant, gave birth 9 months later and even when she took her first steps. While it feels like yesterday, it has been 11 years and in those 11 years we have been through ups and downs in life. We have moved more than once and across continents too! We have been through deployments, divorce and the mental illness of family members. We have been through thick and thin and today it hit me. We are past half of her childhood and I feel like I missed most of it.

She is a gifted child, is in the gifted program at school and tested Continue reading The Legacy I’ll Leave My Children

I write, You write, We all write

Have you written lately? If not it's time to make time.
Have you written lately?

We may write but do we have anything of quality or interest to say?

Not always, but I don’t think that matters and here is why:
Most of the writing I have been doing over the past year was for work. I have severely neglected to post on my blog and website because I have been so busy writing for my job that at the end of the day, I didn’t want to sit down and write anymore. I want what I write to have meaning, to have an impact on at least one person who reads my thoughts.

I am a dreamer, a thinker Continue reading I write, You write, We all write

1 Year of Blogging and Bees

beesIt’s been one year since I started this wordpress page! Time flew by, things changed and I am ready to take on new adventures! My internship is coming Continue reading 1 Year of Blogging and Bees

Why I want to take Laser Pegs Camping

I am a huge fan of Laser Pegs, my kids each have sets and love them dearly. They have been great educational toys for my special needs child in terms of lp19 Continue reading Why I want to take Laser Pegs Camping

Jump for Joy

I really wanted to post an in-depth blog about what is on my mind, but there is so much on my mind, I have to break it down in different posts. I haven’t posted much lately as I have been extremely busy. I started an internship with Continue reading Jump for Joy

Saturday fun

I am still alive just really busy 🙂 If you want regular updates you can follow me on twitter or instagram.
I added a few random pics to show how I feel today, hope it lifts your spirits!

If you have some time, please browse through some of my older posts and share them on your social media outlets. And as always comment! I always respond ❤

Enjoy!