Trash Talkin…

I’ve always felt a strong connection to our waters, not really sure why, but knew I’d always felt something there. I’ve got dolphins wrapped around a finger, waves around another, a whale tail around my neck and coral, shells and shark’s teeth around my home. I’ve always loved Michigan for the wonderful “water wonderland” that…

Let Go & Push Reset

Okay, people say He doesn’t throw more at you than He believes you are strong enough to handle, but what if I don’t want to be the strong one today? I greatly appreciate the compliment, but can I have the day off? Last Thanksgiving was the 17 year mark since I re-entered the workforce, became…

A Better “War on Drugs” Perhaps?

Have you ever asked yourself why there are so many more people taking medications and living with ailments than there were when you were younger? I find it to be crazy, myself! When I think back to the subdivision I grew up in, how large it was and how many people lived within it, I…

Bubbles & Snowflakes

Have you ever stood at one of those windows where you can’t see in, but you know there’s someone looking out at you? You see only your reflection and have no idea who’s looking directly at you from the other side? This is an experience I had with that kind of glass… Being a caregiver…

If I Were A Man…

I have to say, I don’t watch much TV because there’s not much worth watching there, but every now and then when I do, I sometimes find there’s one great commercial that grabs you. Whether it makes you laugh out loud, literally, puts a tear in your eye or just pulls at your heart strings….

Shaping The Innocence

Back in the day, growing up was a much simpler time, although I didn’t realize it at the time. Watching today’s teens and young adults shaping their lives is sometimes heart-wrenching, sometimes wonderful, depending on those you’re looking at. Some are given the tools needed to survive and some are left to find their own…

Is This A Gyno Exam or Job Application?

It truly amazes me how hard you are judged when you are searching for employment these days. If you have gaps in your resume, shame on you! Employers seem to want your feet in the stirrups so they can examine your life’s history before they’ll even speak to you. Most chances, your resume won’t even…