The Sunshine Blogger Award

GAH... What an unexpected honor to be nominated not once, but twice. First, Jen, of ...But first, coffee (with Jen), surprised me with a nomination. Then, Sydney, of Captured By Sydney doubled up the surprise by nominating me a second time. Thank you both very much; I'm beyond excited to have been thought of for this award. I…

Not her shame…

Heartbreak was not easily recognized by her. She could relate to disapproval, disappointment, and dismissal, but the warmth of affection required an understanding she had not acquired. Too little experience; too many memories to the contrary. Being a tough one to break seemed to be par for the course and exactly the armour she would…

Perseverance or Crazy?

Today marks day 9 of my first 10 day water fast venture. I'm beginning to think I would have made for an amazing warrior... If I had been born in a different time, of course. What is it about those of us who would rather eat someone else's chewed gum than admit defeat? I assure…

The Horizon of 2020

     In the wake of the #metoo movement comes the landslide of truths all the way from Hollywood to the political arena. Are we woke, America? I dislike the term “woke,” I was not asleep. I was ill informed, naïve, surviving life, and silent. How dare we tell our stories anyway. The tales of fear,…

Must There Be Order

Is it possible to live a life out of order? Must stories always be told chronologically or does time allow for getting sidetracked? I asked myself these questions before starting this particular post. This journey began as a way to tell my story. Well, today is a part of that story, thank goodness. So I…