When you were a baby, I told Daddy that if you ever went to an out-of-state university that I would follow you wherever you went. As much as I want to keep my word, I know it's fanciful. 🤷♀️ My little Robin will one day spread her wings and leave my nest. I don't like … Continue reading A Letter to my Oldest Daughter
On Tuesday, I hit the lowest of my blue day segments. God knows I prayed as my head hit the pillow, and later as I knelt in my closet after I pushed to get out of bed. Monday, had been good after many gloomy days, so why did I feel this heaviness again. I didn't … Continue reading “You are my Daughter”
A few days ago I wrote about depression and hoping for better days. The following day I found an old note book heading for the trash but I quickly scanned it to make sure there was nothing of value written in it. I found this on the back cover. Perfect timing when getting out of … Continue reading Perfect Findings
How do you fight the funk? When you know the triggers you learn to avoid it. But when it sneaks up on you and it pushes you off balance, do you try to figure out what happened as you stagger through the days? Or do you force a smile so big your jaw hurts, in … Continue reading Better Days Ahead
I hope everyone had a good Christmas and start of the year. ❤️ We enjoyed quiet holidays due to the pandemic. But I'm so grateful we made it to 2021. I started the year with a broken phone. I got a new one on the 4th but haven't figured out how to transfer my pictures … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Last weekend one of my aunts, Mom's sister, passed away. The burial is often the hardest part and my mom fell apart in her sorrow for a while. Later that day when I was leaving my parents' house she walked me out and exclaimed, "Look at this flower! I've been waiting for it to bloom … Continue reading Hope
I know summer ain't over but with COVID still keeping us at arms length from everyone, not much will change in my life until school starts for my kiddos. How is everyone doing? Me? Well I had myself a 7.01 lbs of a baby on May 29th ❤️ 👶. Only my husband was allowed to … Continue reading Summer Summary
Two things I said I'd never do and did last week. Hamburger helper for a family meal. (When Robert couldn't find fideo he grabbed what he thought was close enough.)Home school my kids.🤦♀️Anyone else doing stuff they said they'd never do?
Hello, I didn't mean to disappear for so long! August flew by faster than all the summer months combined! Thank God he pulled me through. I kept telling myself eat the elephant one bite at a time: so many projects and deadlines. The first was August 3rd, my sister had a gig, and I was … Continue reading August Whirl Wind
First Friday, I can't believe it's June already! My daughters are out of school and I'm adjusting to our summer routine. The clock grew wings and instead of chasing it, I relish the opportunity to make memories with them while I can. 💕 I don't know what this means for my blog, writing, energy, or … Continue reading Happy June 💕