Oct 092012
 
An Open Letter To My Son

Happy Birthday, Son. It’s hard to believe you’re 37. I feel like, WOW! You know me well so you know, that because I am the way I am, I really want to say something profound and unique and original but all I can think of right now are of a bunch of dated clichés. You know, like the “love of my life”, “apple of my [...]

Jun 242012
 
Letting Patience Have Her Work

Knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. James 1:3-4 NKJV When God wants to teach you something, He uses whatever or whomever is available to accomplish the task. This month, the lesson was in patience and the instrument was my daughter. Her birthday was yesterday, but she started counting down the days [...]

May 012012
 
When Life Interferes

With the exception of a post here and there, I have been away from my blogs for a few weeks. I’m sorry for that. I do realize the importance of sticking to a regular posting schedule, and the desire to write was there but life kept interfering and I haven’t figured out how to slap on a happy face and keep pushing. My daughter was [...]

Mar 082012
 
Two Of My Favorite Things

First of all I must confess that I did not have a favorite things post. I just happened upon this hop hosted by Katherine’s Corner this morning. Since I love blog hops, I couldn’t resist joining and once I did, I figured I should comply with the rules. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, here’s two of my favorite things.   Click on [...]

Sep 202011
 
Where I’m From

  I am from bell bottomed jeans and Neru jackets, from Kool Aid if you finish your dinner, and let’s get wet in the fire hydrant to beat the summer heat. I am from the house on the corner with the large porch and pretty girls, whose brothers thought they were lovers and rhythm and blues blasted non-stop from the floor model stereo. I am [...]