In just a few days you will be gone from me. Not from this earth, but your physical presence. And although I carry you in my heart and my soul, my senses ache for you. My eyes weep for you.My nose misses your smell even though you’ve played all day. My hands miss your hugs… Continue reading Mom Miles Away
Since I was 17 years old I’ve had a job. I’ve worked in fast food, waiting tables and been a therapist for the last 10 years. I love having a job and making my own money. ‘Cause at the end of the day, secure the bag, sis! In my twenties I never questioned going to… Continue reading Tug of War
Good morning, to all of my readers. It seems like it has been such a long time since I've had the mental capacity and creativity to write. I've had quite a few people ask me when I would be back on the blog and really it felt so good to know that people have been… Continue reading Hello, Again.
The old adage "there's no time like the present" was first noted in 1562 by John Trusler. Trusler was a compiler of proverbs and the full saying actually reads, So, "No time like the present, a thousand unforeseen circumstances may interrupt you at a future time". And even Ben Franklin felt the sentiment and is… Continue reading No Time Like the Present
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.
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.
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
Whew. Here we go. Before 2020 everyone was saying this is my year. 2020 is about to be LIT. Hot girl summer all 2020. 2020 is going to be the best year yet. Baby!!! We were all wrong. 2020 has come in here and put the brakes on for everything we had planned. But isn’t… Continue reading Brown Skin.