Author: Abby Opersteny

On Being Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

On Being Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

  I’m not sure at what time in my life I took off the blinders, looked around and realized that I was unhappy with myself. A quiet but supportive childhood praised my confidence and conscientiousness: I liked school a lot. I liked to learn. At some point, however, the little-girl […]

Lessons Learned Under the Wild Blue Yonder
Photo Courtesy of Doug Opersteny

Lessons Learned Under the Wild Blue Yonder

My father spent 21 years serving as a pilot in the United States Air Force. Yes, I guess that makes me an Air Force “brat.” That also makes my mom a military wife and my father a veteran. But looking back at the years spent waking up to my dad […]