Was this year a shitty one? Absolutely. Was it the worst year I’ve ever had? Not at all. Definitely wasn’t the best but hey, I’m still alive and well. We have had some tremendous loss in our family this year but we’ve also had a lot of love and laughter. My spouse and I were… Continue reading 2020 Reflections
It's been quite a while since I've written. There are times when life takes over and writer's block is more than a nuisance. In the spirit of Christmas I feel that I should share a bit of what has been on my mind this season. Since I can remember I never really got a whole… Continue reading Tis’ The Season
There are days when I get home and foot of my driveway is scattered with bikes, scooters, sticks, and all sorts of things. Just yesterday when I got home I walked into the house and could see one of my sons best friends standing on the back deck looking in. Of course he was looking… Continue reading The Neighborhood.
Hey y’all! I feel like it’s been a little while since I’ve written. Hoping this finds you all doing so well. And if not I’m praying it gets better. October the 10th was National Mental Health Awareness day. I am a firm believer that there is nothing more important than mental health awareness. As a… Continue reading A Beautiful Unraveling
Birthed as a daughter Made a sister Chose to be a friend Became a mother Became an aunt Chose to be your lover and now your wife But I am still me I need you to love me where I am Don’t lose me in the titles These things have created in me diversity They… Continue reading
Good morning, beautiful people! We have reached another Monday. Here we are with a new set of goals to accomplish for the week, a brand new to-do list, and often times with that comes a head full of doubt. We look at the mountain of things piled in front of us and all of a… Continue reading Push Through.
Whew! The only way I know how to begin this is just to jump right in. This year has been hell for a lot of people including myself. There have been some amazing things as well and I would be ungrateful not to mention how blessed we are. We celebrated one year in our new… Continue reading Some Days the Mountain Is Too Big
It's so hard to let our kids be independent. At least it is for me. Mama's always there to kiss the scrapes and mend the heart. No matter what happens they always know the one person they can count on is mom. Likewise, we're dependent on that need. I love that my son still needs… Continue reading Blooming.
Enter March 2020 and the rise of the novel coronavirus. Things as we know it have forever changed. During unprecedented times of change I feel as though we have two choices; to sit on the sidelines and be bystanders OR find new roads to journey on. I refuse to stand by while life passes on… Continue reading Finding New Roads
This year, I like so many others, had hopes and plans for this year to be the best yet. We all had trips planned, events to go to, friends to visit and gatherings to attend. Nothing out of the ordinary. Until all of a sudden the idea of such things are definitely out of the… Continue reading Friendships and Pandemics