I don’t know about you, but summer time used to be a lot better. Every year when the children get out of school, I still feel that wonderful feeling aaahhhhh…… That great feeling of freedom, shorts and flip-flops rule, and more leisure time to explore. Then the next week I realize that I am not on summer vacation, things are not easier, and what was … Continue reading Summertime… where the living is easy?
A couple of years ago, I went through a terrible time in my life. Plain and simple, I lost two family members within six months of each other. I always thought I was a strong person, having been a single mama with a sweet little girl, working hard to get somewhere, I thought I could handle most anything. Wrong. Sometimes life grabs you by … Continue reading Connecting The Dots…
How beautiful have these days been!!! I always love the springtime, the windows in my house are opened to let the breezes blow the cobwebs out, freshen up everything and revive my senses. I plant new plants and see our strawberries from last year have wintered over and are producing beautiful red berries. The iris moved from mama’s yard are blooming purple and … Continue reading In My Garden
I have been going, going, and gone for awhile now. Preparing for art shows, teaching classes, making ornaments…. I want to slow down, spend some time with my Lord, quiet time to realign myself, to listen, to rest and invigorate . I want to go home to Blountstown where I hail from but have not lived there for many years. I want to sit by … Continue reading Missing Home
I don’t know about you, but Mother’s day can be a kinda hyped up day for life at our house. My family tries so hard to honor me and please me, but they don’t know that everyday is mother’s day for me. They had planned a wonderful day for me but there was a trip to the emergency room, the roast was frozen and was … Continue reading Everyday Is Mother’s Day
She slowly walked through the house trying to take all the memories in, trying to hold back the tears but the emotions started to take over. The house that she grew up in, raised her daughter, lost her mother and became a woman in was being sold. A young couple ,who had … Continue reading Leaving Home, a short story
I know I can go on about the past, I don’t mean to. It is just a big part of who I am in this world.The basic truth is…. I dig history! I caught myself droning on about family history lately to a friend and I suddenly realized, this probably not what people want to hear. My own family doesn’t want to hear sometimes, but … Continue reading A walk down memory lane