I admit that is a strange name for a blog. I came up with it one time when I was feeling especially frazzled and challenged. Originally, the blog had some other totally
During one of my especially challenging episodes with Ron I was thinking about how people say they're burning the candle at both ends when they stay up late and get up early. I heard someone complaining about how tired she was because she'd been out partying the weekend away and then had to get up early to come to work on Monday. I quipped back, "I'm not only burning the candle at both ends, I'm burning it in the middle, too!"
When you're part of the "sandwich generation" - kids at home, a job, and elderly parents - then you're in that stage of life where you're responsible for so much and you're right in the middle of it all. So, even though I didn't have kids at home (except Isaiah, but I had his mom here, too) and I wasn't caring for an elderly parent - but I was caring for Ron - I decided that "I" was a perfect example of someone trying to function in the middle.
The middle side of life...