Month: May 2018

Someone to Share the Ugly With


This is a “Thank You” letter to friends who have walked through life with me; friends who have leaned in close enough to celebrate the good, to sympathize in the bad, and to love me through the ugly.

As much as I love and cherish your being with me in the good and in the bad, it is when you’ve walked mile after mile with me through the continue here

Listening to the Teller-Driver

Our little grandson loves to ride with Papa in the golf cart.  Part of the thrill is that he thinks he’s he’s in control. He likes to telland Papa where and when to turn. If he had his way, the rides would last much longer and go much further than they do.

Eventually though, Papa takes over and brings them home. But until the final decision is made, our grandson is in charge. He has designated himself read more here

The Savory Secret of Spring: Mudbugs

post308pic1aWhen these little beauties decide it is time to crawl out into the sunshine of spring they have no idea they are about to get swooped into the nets of fishermen, and wind up being the main attraction at a crawfish boil. And yet, here they are. Are you up for a tasty treat of steamed creek creatures?

In all seriousness, I wonder just how hungry the person was who first decided he, or she, would eat one of these little delights. How hungry would you have to be? The name alone is a bit continue here

A Week In The Life Of A Mom

I love being a mom. On Monday morning, I loved being a mom to a newborn baby. I could have snuggled him all day long, touching his soft skin, running my fingers through the silky smoothness of his hair, and smelling that beautiful smell that only a newborn has.

But, there was so continue here

Caught Off Guard

Falls can happen so quickly; rarely are we prepared for, or expecting them. One day you’re just minding your own business, watching marshmallow races in the moat, trusting that all is right with the world, and then something happens.

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It doesn’t have to be an earth shattering event, but something causes a subtle shift, and your footing begins to slip. continue here