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…

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A Lack of Thought, a Tornado, and an Inspiring Text

I haven't been doing a lot of thinking lately. Been avoiding it like the plague. Not sure why. Perhaps I'm feeling a bit disheartened. Maybe it's laziness. Or perhaps I just needed time to rejuvenate. It was two weeks ago today that my husband and I began our trek to Wisconsin from Georgia. He was…

It’s Been a Good Week

My mom has been visiting for the past week, so my writing schedule has been a bit off. And that's okay. I am fortunate to have this time to spend with her. We've been walking daily,. My almost 87 year old mom has been managing a couple of hilly miles a day. It was also…

Dream Small

I look forward to Monday mornings. Weekends are typically action packed (I married a man who can't sit still), so I appreciate the slower start to my day once the work week begins. (And the fact I no longer teach doesn't hurt my love for Monday mornings either.) We spent this past weekend 'out in…

One Word: What’s Been Standing in Your Way?

Your ONE WORD is personal. You picked it for a reason. Perhaps it came from a place of hope. A place where you saw the possibility of growth. Of making your life better. Maybe it came from a "Come to Jesus" moment like this reader (disclaimer...the following are exerts): I was sitting in the hot…