I have my thumb out, and I'm hitching a ride back to where I need to be! I've been out of sync for a while now, due to some family issues that I needed to focus on, and to tell you the truth...I just wasn't feeling it. I know it's usually therapeutic to write about… Continue reading Back On Track
Ever have a day that you feel stuck? Well, I'm having one of those days! It actually started in the wee hours before sunrise. I couldn't sleep - I had been awoken by something, a churning in my mind, a premonition of the day to come. I remember one of my dreams from last night,… Continue reading Stuck
That's what they say, but I'm not so sure. Some things don't get washed away so easily. Hurt feelings, betrayal, disrespect, grudges, are all stains that take a lot of spot remover, to get out the blemish lingering in your mind, and in your heart. I recently had a situation that caused a rift between… Continue reading It’ll all come out in the wash!
I have been neglected and starved, And yet, I smile. Beaten and abused, And yet, I smile. Insulted and shunned, And yet, I smile. Broken and down-trodden, And yet, I smile. Cheated on and bullied, And yet, I smile. Lied to and slandered, And yet, I smile. I smile because I know love, true, pure,… Continue reading And Yet, I Smile
I know how life can get in the way of your dreams. You've got to pay the bills, be responsible, and all that bologna! But never stop being a child! There's always time for making wishes, while blowing an eyelash off the tip of your finger! The bills will be there, the boss will still… Continue reading Never Stop Being A Child!
I read a horrible story on Facebook, it left me shaken, heartbroken, and sobbing. I don't know why I felt compelled to click on the story, after reading the title, I should have known how it was going to end, and it wouldn't be good! I can't unread it now - no do over, no… Continue reading Sometimes I Hate Facebook
I used to be suspicious of overly nice people, they made me uncomfortable. I thought if someone was too nice, they must be wanting something from me, something I wasn't ready to give, maybe they were trying to con me! So, I kept everyone at arms length, never letting anyone get too close. Only my… Continue reading Overwhelmingly Positive
How do you say goodbye to someone you love, when you thought you had more time? I haven't written a post in more than a week, because I didn't know where to begin. My heart just hasn't been in it. My daughter's family has said an unexpected goodbye to her husband's mother. When my family… Continue reading The Unexpected Goodbye
The tenth point of the Scout Law is "A Scout is Brave", and truer words have not been spoken, especially lately. In today's culture, it's controversial to be a member of the Boy Scouts of America. In the past five years we have made progress in our goals to be fair, and inclusive, but yet… Continue reading A Scout is Brave
Ever had your day seem to be starting out fine, just to have the brakes slammed on it? My morning started out with an earlier than usual wake up time, because I had an appointment for an ultrasound before work. I've had some recent health issues that I won't go into right now, since I… Continue reading Why do I feel this way?