the promise of new mercies, fresh beginnings realized;the quiet whispers of potential;anticipation.regrets and guiltsilenced by dreams.reflecting, planningwarm fireburning away that which did not get done;lighting the path to what can be.embracing the calmthe still.all is rightfor a moment.a choice to be madewill I choose the Light?or will the darkness dog my steps this day?who will [...]
It is now December 22 at 9:26 a.m. and I have been goofing off procrastinating making a plan for several hours now. And reviewing what, if anything (nothing, apparently) I did all week, if the condition of my living room floor is any indication. I'll spare you a photo but can tell you that it [...]
Yesterday, The Big Boy (we are so over his graduation and he is now back to The Big Boy) and I headed out a bit after 7:00 a.m. for a quick trip to Roanoke. We hit the grocery store, Subway (bleck) and Starbucks and got on the road. At 7:00 p.m. we were on the [...]
The house is decorated.The party is over.Today The Big Boy and I are driving a truck load full of things to Roanoke, picking up my baby sister and driving to a not-so-perfect part of town to deliver it all to a friend of hers in need. I believe we will also stop at The Wal-marts [...]
In honor of those sweet babies and heroes in Connecticut.
So very thankful......that I could hug my children, those of my womb and of my heart, all weekend long. Praying for those who no longer can...for a feisty, funny, full-of-life neighbor who blessed our lives these last 18 years. We miss her so much already and our street seems so empty without her. We love [...]
It is wicked crazy over at Smith Abbey these days. Like Perfect Storm wicked crazy. My People are walking on egg shells thinking I am going to go over the edge at any moment.I, however, am surprisingly calm. *which is also why they think I'm going to blow any second now*No, really...I am like Zen [...]