Posted by: vftmom247 | 2014/04/07

Faith, Family and Friends…things that make life good. And a brief Firefly detour


It is truly amazing to contemplate how many groups you are part of. For me, there are the “parent groups “; the soccer people, the Girl Scout parents, the ones you see dropping off or picking up kids. Then there are (or were, sniffle, sob) the biker groups, the Harley riders, the ones you meet up with at Bike Nights, or at rallies. Our beloved Dyna Glide bike will make it over one day.

For me, the three most important groups are the faith, family, and friends groups. And, Heaven knows, there are people who crossover groups. The family- the blood family – that is where I came from. What my starting point is. And, yes, some do count as friends too. The friends – the heart family- this is what I have become. They are the ones who have been there along the way, from frantically finishing class assignments to figuring out how to translate German culture to American and vice versa. Faith groups….hmm. These people, I think, are the ones that are in there with me figuring out how to maintain a strong friendship, a strong love with God.

I think all of us have these families that are our safety nets, the ones that keep us going, in one way or another. And I’d really hate to think of life without mine.

It is “F” day on the A to Z blog, and my husband and some friends might just disown me if I did not mention the awesomeness of “Firefly”. One of the stars, Nathan Fillion, was just asked what he really wished he could have done on the series. Bless the man, his answer summed it all up: “Season Seven”. It was an awesome, intelligent, hysterical, insightful series that only lasted one season. A brief, shining moment of sci-fi Western glory. Check it out, and you too, like my husband, like a lot of people will cry out WHY???




By the way – yes, I am behind on my blogging. Tune in tomorrow, when ‘guilt’ will be discussed.



  1. Of course F is for Firefly LoL Alas my theme this year didn’t allow for that, but I’m glad yours did. And as for G… don’t let guilt get you down, dude. It’s overrated.

    • Thanks for stopping by! Nah, my self-inflicted guilt never lasts.

  2. I have multiple different friends groups- high school, college, work, etc. I do think it is more important to have quality over quantity though!

    • Oh, me too! The people who I can tell absolutely anything to are just a handful. Thanks for stopping by!


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