Did I Mess Up Already?

So my last post.... I share my big dream to the extent I know it.  I say something about "...be joyful, blah, blah...regardless of circumstance, blah, blah...write, blah, blah...be encouraging, blah, blah"...... This week... I don't want to write a post AT ALL because I couldn't stay joyful and I feel like a failure so why …

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Filling in the Sky

I've been ruminating on Holley's invitation to join the pursuit of a "God-sized Dream". My God-sized Dream. I'm to wrap that dream with words today.  Seriously.  Not as easy as I thought it would be. What I dream about has changed so much.  Like when I was six... and wanted to be a cowboy.  Since I …

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Standing On An Even Place

I don't belong to either major political party.  I have voted for candidates in almost every party.  I even voted for Ross Perot... twice!  But I must say... last election day really shook up my conservative self.  I managed to not eat the chocolate chips in the freezer... then went to bed early.  I feel pretty good now. The first presidential election …

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On Dental Care, Sweat Rags and Leaving a Legacy

I've been thinking a lot on the legacy I will leave behind.  Not sure why this has captured my thought process so much lately.  Of course, living with an aged person... and on the fast track to becoming one myself, I guess it's kind of "normal". I mean, what will my kids and grandkids remember most about me?  Will they …

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Writing Honestly – or – Writing, Honestly?

I am amazed at how hard this is... once I've made a decision and a committment to do something... how hard it is to do. On March 1st I joined an accountability group of writers to set goals for the book I've wanted to write for twenty years. First off... just saying I joined a group of writers sounds silly …

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