Jan 012013
 January 1, 2013  Posted by at 1:57 pm Janet Reynolds, Life Excerpts Tagged with: , , ,  Comments Off on Second Son Milestone

I think back about my life sometimes too much… and realize that the years have been going faster than I wanted them to.

I had been married almost two years, with a young son just under a year old. My husband worked as a pile driver in theWashington,D.C.area and I was a data entry operator inLanham,Maryland. We had lived in the Kent Village Apartments for over a year and were now looking for a new home.

I was driving around in an area I liked that was not too far from the apartments when I spotted a two bedroom home under construction. There were six of them altogether and they all had nice front yards and full back yards which would be ideal for kids. The front of the house was a half brick look which I really liked because it was a little different. I wrote down the phone number so I could Continue reading »

Dec 152012
 December 15, 2012  Posted by at 1:53 pm Janet Reynolds, Life Excerpts Tagged with: , ,  Comments Off on A Life and Death Milestone

Sometimes your life can change in the blink of an eye, and if you didn’t see what was coming, it can rattle your cage for quite a while afterward.

My life had already undergone pretty big adjustments. Little did I know it was going to change even more dramatically that I could ever have imagined.

“Drastic” is the word I often use to describe what happened when I was thirty-two years old and divorced with two sons. My boys were registered atSt. JohnsCollege, a local military school. They did not live on the grounds but came home everyday. I was trying to give them Continue reading »

Oct 152012
 October 15, 2012  Posted by at 8:00 am Janet Reynolds, Life Excerpts, Sermon Tagged with: , , ,  Comments Off on Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind, What it means to me and how I achieve it.

I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it.  I want to have lived the width of it as well. – Diane Ackerman

I have come a long way in my many years of life and I would like to think that in the last few years I have Continue reading »

Aug 302012
 August 30, 2012  Posted by at 8:00 am Janet Reynolds, Life Excerpts Tagged with: , ,  Comments Off on Milestones

I was speaking with my social media guru last week and he said something that got me really thinking. He spoke of the stepping stones of life and wondered how many we might have to walk on before we landed on what he called a “milestone.”

I pondered this question and realized that Continue reading »