The Unexpected Goodbye

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

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Chocolate Covered Cherries

Chocolate Covered Cherries: A childhood memory She brushed a wisp of auburn hair away from her face, and sighed as she looked out the large back window of the black '55 Buick. How many more hours would she watch the blur of trees, cows, and pastures passing by as they sped down the winding Texas… Continue reading Chocolate Covered Cherries

Show me some love!

I'm not an exceptional writer, by a long shot! I read other bloggers posts, and think "Wow! I am way out of my league here!" Some of you are like Pulitzer Prize material! What the heck was I thinking when I started writing my blog?! Well, I'll tell you what I was thinking...I've got a… Continue reading Show me some love!

Where do you see your future self?

I've been reading lots of tips online about how to write a blog, how to market it, and get more followers. So one of the best things to do, starting out, is to read other blogs. What do you do when you're trying to find popular blogs, since you only want to learn from the… Continue reading Where do you see your future self?

When the chips are down, I’m betting on the good in people!

There are some evil people in the world. The recent events in Las Vegas are proof that there are some evil people out there, but that was just one deranged individual. Compare that number to all the good people who sprang to action without giving a second thought to helping strangers in need, jeopardizing their… Continue reading When the chips are down, I’m betting on the good in people!

Is it a circle, or a never ending highway?

Life... It's a trip! Are you doing donuts in a parking lot, or have the pedal to the metal on that never ending highway? Me, I tend to do a little of both...you know...you get bored with the same old highway scenery, so you go to the nearest Gibson's (if you don't know, ask your… Continue reading Is it a circle, or a never ending highway?

I may not be as interesting as I think I am, or maybe I am…

Everyone has a story to tell of intrigue, mystery, drama, and heartache, you just need to get them to open up, and begin to tell it. I have a pretty good talent for getting the stories out of people, and let me tell you, I have heard some REALLY interesting stories - the stuff of… Continue reading I may not be as interesting as I think I am, or maybe I am…

Wait…let me lose some weight before you take my picture!

Life will pass you by, if you wait until you lose the weight, or get that Botox you've been saving for, before you take those family portraits! Have the family portraits done, buy the swimsuit, go to the beach, and eat the cake! Your kids don't care how you look while you're sitting on the… Continue reading Wait…let me lose some weight before you take my picture!

What is the expiration date on grief?

It's just another day, right... wrong! How many times today, did I have to write 9/21? Each time having the sting of it over and over again, making me pause for a moment, that day's events running through my mind in a flash of painful images. Today started out like any other day, and it… Continue reading What is the expiration date on grief?

Congratulations! You’re Human!

On the seventh day, He rested. It's Sunday, a day for worship, rest, and family. Then why do I feel so guilty for not accomplishing anything? Why do we, so often give in to the pressure of the society we surround ourselves with? The Monday morning conversations about what great adventure we had over the… Continue reading Congratulations! You’re Human!