Plug Into Life

I’m really trying to plug into this little community. That means leaving the house, and making myself visible. After moving here, my daughter announced, “Hey Mom. You can always go hang out with the bikers on the weekends!” Now, it’s one of my favorite things to do. A restaurant called Rolling Thunder Roadhouse is less […]

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Letting Go of One Connection, for Another

Some days require a do-over. The dogs were up way too early. I hadn’t had enough coffee to deal with their playfulness. I let them get some of their energy out, and in their houses they went. It was that easy to find some peace. I drove down to the corner store to grab a […]

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Shades of Pink

Once my daughter painted her room, it prompted a change in mine. My bedroom is already a color, and it’s a pleasant neutral, so this is not a need. It’s been a slow burning want. My favorite color has always been Red, but I surprised myself. Walking into my room with two paint samples. One […]

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I Bled Out

A few months ago, my daughter said, “You’re always staring at that phone!” She looks at hers too, but mainly to connect with friends. I was checking all my Social Media accounts. Something was going to change, and it was me. I’ve done pretty much the same thing the past few years. I’m finding balance […]

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These Two Worlds

If I sit in the presence of Mr. Smith long enough, the conversation tends to grow deep. Not from me, but from him. I listen, become more quiet, until no words can form. I feel it. This morning, we were sitting on the back porch, coffee in hand, watching Stork fly in over the lake. I […]

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Enjoy the Beauty

When I was a child, I would watch my Mother dust the bottom of our furniture. The legs of every chair, and up underneath the piece. It was very odd, and I swore I would never do that! My daughter saved a baby lizard the other night from his doom. It was stuck up under […]

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Show Me Love

My daughter and I an amazing relationship. She is my very best friend, and my hero. She just celebrated her one year anniversary, dating a guy that lives in Missouri. I’ve been sitting here pondering how she at 17, can have a better relationship than most adults. Some things I see them do is they […]

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