I’m So Very Sorry, My Child

Babies are such a gift. They are so innocent. We want nothing more than to give them everything they need. All their trust is in us. It’s all so pure, so unconditional. No strings attached. We want for their world to be the most wonderous of places, opportunities to be limitless. We want them to…

Letter To A Rockstar

Do you remember having your first “crush” on someone? Do you remember how old you were? I was only four years old when I had my first crush on a boy, he was nine years older than me. He was a cousin, but at four, who cares. Now grown, his job brings him to town…

A Heavenly Sense Of Humor

Being a parent, you certainly need to have a good sense of humor. Honestly, laughter is the best medicine there is. I think that’s why God makes kids so darn cute. Once they learn how to talk though, they’re not always so cute anymore! We aren’t supposed to smack them around, the way we were….

For Crying Out Loud!

I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one that feels pain so deeply, you are compelled to only keep silent. A pain that is so deep, it takes your ability to speak. You can only sit within your thoughts, saying nothing. Just thinking of the cause, the reason or the thing, that has made it…

It Only Takes One Special Person

When you’ve put 32 years of your heart and soul into something, it truly is an emotional roller coaster saying good-bye to it. My realtor is doing a private showing of my homestead and I decided to drive to the other end of this lake and sit in the park, gazing back on the place…

Making A Big Time Life Change

So, what do you do when you know you truly want to change your life? Well, you put your homestead up for sale and get serious about downsizing. I mean, truly serious. It’s not at all easy to do and most never face this task, unless forced to. When you go through all the things…

A Dream Within A Nightmare

It’s amazing to know that any human being could be capable of walking into a building and open fire on other people, innocent people, with only the intention of killing them. Or firing into a crowd watching a concert or holiday fireworks, complete strangers, only wanting to cause death. What happens to a human being…

Just Who Really Gives A Crap?

For the first time, in a very long time, I find myself working in the retail industry. Yes, like so many of us, I lost my “corporate” job and re-entered the rat-race of looking for work again. Shame on me, for making a livable wage. Shame on me, for making so many sacrifices, which only benefited…