New year. New word.

Over the past few years, my husband and I have gotten in the habit of choosing a word to focus our new year. We don’t have to choose the same word, as we might have different goals in our jobs, etc. BUT whichever word we choose, we try and apply it in every area we ...

Any fellow mommas out there?

I’m talking to you. I’ll keep it short, sweet, and to-the-point. Read this article. It was suggested to me by a friend on a day after a series of days that were reminiscent of the childhood classic, “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Day.” (Except the momma version.) So, fellow tired mommas, find rest ...

In memory.

22. November 2016 home&family, loss, photos, poetry 1
It was unexpected, his final departure. When he finally was granted his rest. You see, he was the best. The best at rides on his mower, The best tomato grower, The best at cast iron corn bread, Kisses on heads, And (most-of-the-time) at cards. He was the best at Christmas. The decorations were extravagant Yet ...

Why I am not wasting my vote.

I will be repeating thousands of other people by reiterating that this election cycle is–pardon my French– stinky poopy. Both parties have given us deplorables to vote for, for various and non-overlapping reasons. Because I don’t feel either one of them deserves my respect let alone my ballot, I will be voting 3rd party. And ...