Spring is here. Women's History Month is over. And, today, the last day of March, marks my first post of the month. I had this mostly written several weeks ago, but had to step out of writing to navigate a family crisis. I bring this up only because it's relevant to this "homemaking" post and … Continue reading Collaborative Homemaking
As we find ourselves facing yet another new month, I thought I’d end February’s cupidly month by focusing on some of the words I have fallen in love with over my years as a writer. Ambivert. Both an introvert and an extravert. This is me. I value time with people and time with myself. I … Continue reading For the Love of 14 Words
I left off with my last vlog sharing about Patrick’s and my divorce and reconciliation. Today, I explore the question, “To love or to leave?” Disclaimer Before I begin, here’s a little disclaimer. I am not a counselor or whomever society needs for credible advice. In fact, my words are not meant to counsel at … Continue reading To Love or To Leave?
a·men /äˈmen, āˈmen/ A concluding word or as a response to a prayer. Also used colloquially to express strong agreement. It is true. And let it be so. With a pandemic claiming lives from the unsuspecting, I think now is an appropriate time, during this holiday season, to talk about grief. I learned much about this unwelcome … Continue reading In the Darkness of Grief
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September Contemplation: Well, Hello FallMonthly Post #5: Falling In Love While Farming As I reflect on yet another month that has too quickly come and gone, I savor my September experiences that have helped me to fall up. One deeply profound exploit has been shadowing farmers in preparation of writing a series of stories leading … Continue reading Falling in Love While Farming
September Contemplation: Well, Hello FallMonthly Post #4: Transitioning into Falling Up Finally, it’s fall. Floridians know why I say finally. Even though we don’t get changing colors and cooler weather in September, fall marks a transition into eventual cooler weather and a nearing end to hurricane season. We know it’s fall only by the calendar date … Continue reading Transitioning into Falling Up
Just another day of writing in the Hallelujahs of life.
Photo by Cathal Mac an Bheatha on Unsplash Proverbs 16:31 says, “Gray hair is a crown of glory…” When I read that verse, I smile in my silver-haired season. It is biblical. My crown of glory. But then Solomon, son of David, King of Israel, continues, “…it is attained along the path of righteousness.” Seriously? I can’t just … Continue reading Reconciling Left and Right, Right and Wrong
(verb) to travel in a purposeful manner towards a vague destination photo by Element5 Digital. Unsplash. A friend sent me this word last week, a word she had stumbled upon quite serendipitiously. We are preparing for a short road trip, both of us knowing, yet not knowing, where and how we will be traveling, just … Continue reading Coddiwomple