Death Be Not Proud

I had to attend the funeral of a dear friend, recently.  I last heard from him the day before he died.  This post is from a dear friend of mine.  She is a phenomenal nurse.  It touched me so much, I wanted to share and she gave me permission.  It's good reminder that even the... Continue Reading →

Having more money and time to spend traveling is a huge perk to being over forty.  Less mouths to feed at home, still in good health, now is the time to take those trips on your bucket list.  In this case, Rhode Island was a perk to visiting my nephew, and godson, for his First... Continue Reading →

Queen of De-nial!

My marriage is one made in heaven. My husband LOVES to cook. I LOVE to eat! When we married in 2003, I was a healthy size 8. My frame is thin but I love my sweets and good food. In the first two years of marriage, I had grown to a size 16 and quickly... Continue Reading →

The Quiet Mother

Yesterday, a blog post prompted me to think about my mother.  Click here to visit that site.  Although I simply commented on a memory of a calf being born, the post gave me much more to contemplate.  With Mother's Day just around the corner, allow me to tell you about my mother. Once, while sharing childhood stories... Continue Reading →

What I didn’t say about me

In my About Me page, you learned who I expected might be interested in reading my blog. What I didn't say, was that the reason I considered blogging in the first place was because I wanted to become a better writer.  English was always my most difficult subject. Having placed out of English for college,... Continue Reading →

I have to remind myself on occasion that being married is a vocation, a calling, a gift, a profession of sorts.  As such, it requires a lot of dedication.  10 years ago, God blessed me with an instant family when I married a single dad with three boys.  The last 10 years were packed with activities, sleepovers,... Continue Reading →

Excuses! Excuses! I’m full of ’em.

Somewhere along the way, I quit being self-motivated.  Or have I?  A long drive today was the perfect time to enjoy my latest audio book.  It didn't take me long to realize it was the third book in the series instead of the second, which I wanted.  Ugh!  What else is already loaded on my iPad?... Continue Reading →

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