New Year…New Me!

New Year…New Me!

Ugh, It’s that time of the year again. Time to make new year’s resolutions and then psych myself out and not stick to them. This year, I’m going to make less concrete goals. Maybe by not promising myself that is too big to achieve I’ll actually...
Memories…and Merry Christmas!!!

Memories…and Merry Christmas!!!

You see how I couldn’t resist adding Merry Christmas there, huh? Trying to be festive, even though at times I feel like the Grinch. Christmas is a hard time for moms. We have a lot of expectations on our shoulders. And Santa never gets a free pass just because...
Jaded…and Joyful

Jaded…and Joyful

My own journey with romance has been quite the bumpy ride. I’ve alluded to my history with fellas in earlier entries, but I suppose I should share my stories. Who knows? They may help some future twenty-something romantic girl see the red flags that I steadily...
Innocence…and ignorance

Innocence…and ignorance

There comes a point in life when simple innocence evolves into purposeful ignorance. When we are young and naive, it’s not uncommon to hurt the feelings of others either by simple omission or by learned behavior. Due to social cues and our parent’s...
Hawaii…and hope

Hawaii…and hope

I arrived back home from vacation to Hawaii last weekend. It’s a beautiful place, with perfect weather all day, every day. It’s a place that gave me a little hope in the midst of all this loss, and all of the dying that surrounds me. Y’all I always try to be honest on...
Grit…and Gripes

Grit…and Gripes

No one turns into who they think will be when they’re a child. Most of us don’t become famous actresses or musicians. Most of us won’t be Olympic athletes. Most of us won’t even come close to being the adult we thought we would turn into. Time moves us along, and it...