Category Archives: Amanda

The past week

“Don’t run through life so fast that you forget not only where you’ve been, but also where you’re going.” ~Nancye Sims Hopefully those of you reading my blog often aren’t in withdrawals. It’s been just over a week and we’ve managed to stay out of the hospital. Yes, it’s reason to celebrate that a lack […]

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Surgery 11

“No one else will ever know the strength of my love for you. After all, you’re the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside.” ~unknown I’m finally finding the energy to post an update since Chance’s 11th surgery. The last week and a half has been beyond draining. We’re still […]

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October 8, 2011 - 11:54 am

Geraldine - He is a beautiful child. You all have been through so much. I pray this is the end of all the hospital craziness. Thank you for sharing your journey and his gorgeous eyes. I can’t wait to meet him in person! g

October 8, 2011 - 11:55 am

ashley dotson wilson - Chance is in our prayers as well as you and your family. He is a little fighter and he continues to go dady by day with a smile. He is so precious Amanda.

October 8, 2011 - 11:57 am

Tiffany Whalen - Contnued prayers for mister Chance!! He is one strong little guy! <3

October 8, 2011 - 12:26 pm

Ann OKeeffe - Chance goes wireless – Y E A H !!!

October 9, 2011 - 8:37 pm

Elaine - Happy for you all that this surgery is now behind you! You all are an inspiration to many people in many ways! Could be this is what it is all about? Many people read about your journey and find the strength to keep fighting and moving forward. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Back to work.

“Give me your faith. Let me show you my strength.” ~unknown The break between semesters has certainly flown by this year. I suppose it seems like a big chunk of it was filled in the hospital or doctor’s offices. I’ve always enjoyed returning to Valencia every fall…the renewed energy that fills the campus the week […]

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August 26, 2011 - 9:05 am

Christine Cerniglia - Thanks for sharring Amanda! It’s always inspiring to see how much you’re able to take one, as it’s a good motivator for me to be more produtive. I too get excited at the beginning of the fall semester and am looking forward to teaching essentials again (after a break this summer). I love inspiring w new group of students and introducing them to graphic design. :)

Taking Chances.

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” ~T. S. Eliot Out of all the things I’ve learned the last few years it’s that life is a whole lot better when you take “chances”. I think it’s obvious now that Chance is here with us how […]

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August 24, 2011 - 9:39 am

kristi peters - I love that you not only post the beautiful end results, but also behind the scene shots! It helps tell amazing stories.

Ready. Set. Go.

“Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.” ~Will Smith The summer has flashed before my eyes…again. Not so sure how that happened…seems like every year it flies by even faster. Here I am nearing the end of my break between […]

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August 23, 2011 - 5:03 pm

Pepper - Amanda, honey, these are great.

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