It is a stunning September day. As I write this, I am sitting on the back porch. There's a bit of a breeze. Thermometer reads 72 degrees. I have a West Springfield Spartan Football sweatshirt on. Two kitties and a Golden are keeping me company. Perfection.I haven't been sleeping well lately. Can't seem to turn [...]
Month: September 2012
Coming Home.She runs from the pain; the grief; the too much.Fleeing, she feels, is freeing.Just me, she says; I can do it.She leaves it behind her, she thinks.Clinging to her very being, it stays.For a time she is free.The darkness is embraced.The emptiness is relief.She convinces herself.She is alone, not free.She is hiding, not living.The [...]
About three years ago, My Man and I were at the first session of a marriage class thingy at church. We had to go around and say one word to describe our spouse. We were at the tail end of this process so I had lots of time to come up with an awesome word [...]
Why I’m no longer funny.
This is post 387 that I've written over the last couple of days. This one just may make it to the Press Publish Stage.I don't write to be funny. I don't write funny stuff on purpose. But I do like to crack people up. When I was That Girl, I had a wicked, often cruel [...]
Gettin’ on wit it.
Woke up this morning around 3:00 am, you, know...my usual wake-up time, and thought to myself, "I have got to just get on with it. So, I am. *disclaimer: I actually fell back asleep after an hour or so and slept til 8:00.I stumbled down the stairs tripping all over the kitties, made myself a [...]
Feeling a tad nostalgic with all the changes…
So much is going on this Fall. It's not that it's bad, it's just...different.I don't do change well at all. I suppose I never have. The kids are growing up.The olders are getting older and have gone on to the other side. My parents are now the oldest generation in our family which means *yikes* we [...]