My Gray Stripes

Becoming whole through family life. Desserts help.

I’ll fail for you

Rushing my son to his All Star baseball game and driving like a maniac, we were a mess. Now I have no idea what triggered the family emotional meltdown, but … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Theater shooting

A few days ago on Thursday, July 19th my sixteen-year-old son was doing his chores with great energy.  I knew something was up.  “Mom, I’m going to make some calls … Continue reading

July 23, 2012 · 3 Comments

Fun, play, and toy guns

My first son was running around outside with happy abandon. He was a smiley 4-year-old at the time, full of energy and heart, when I noticed he was playing with … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 5 Comments

Welcome to changing the world one happy family at a time

Have you ever thrown your hands up into the air and screamed, “What is going on here?” I have. In fact, I asked it this morning after I thought I … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · 17 Comments