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.