Thursday’s Thoughts

Speaking my mind is not a gift I possess. Oh, I'm not saying there aren’t a whole lot of conversations going on in there, but for the most part, I keep all those thoughts locked up tight. Too afraid of offending someone. Too afraid of not being liked. Too afraid of not knowing what I'm…

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Not Quite the Weekend I Had Envisioned

Last weekend was supposed to be (that's your spoiler alert right there) race weekend. Alli (my baby) and I had registered months ago, airline tickets had been purchased, and training was complete. Unfortunately, (spoiler alert #2) life does not always go as planned. For starters, the day before heading back to Wisconsin, my uncle passed…

6 Things Southwest Georgia Has in Abundance and 3 Things It Does Not

In the Category My Cup Overflows: BBQ Restaurants Ev-e-ry-where you look. We live, where I consider to be, out in the Boonies, yet you will find Tommy's Smokehouse Barbecue just a hop, skip and jump down the road (less than 2 miles as the crow flies) in the quaint unincorporated town of Ellerslie. And Country's…

How Are You Doing with Your ‘One Word’?

I wasn't "called" to be a teacher. I became a teacher, because at the time, it was the easiest thing for me to do. In high school, I had little idea of what I wanted to do with my life. At one point, I wanted to become a beautician. (Those of you who know me,…

Just a Privileged Woman at Starbucks

Currently sitting in a Starbucks in Fort Worth, Texas. The hubby is attending a convention for work, and due to my nonexistent work schedule, here I am. At any rate, so much on my mind, but not sure where to start. So how about this? A confession. I'm feeling rather privileged. I mean, here I…