Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Happy New Year Friends! I hope all of you had a wonderful New Year's Celebration. Most friends my age, typically stay at home. It is funny that as we get older, we worry more about our safety. My birthday happens to land December 31st - my dad always tells me… Continue reading Welcome to 2020!
It’s been about a year and a half since I retired from education. Many of the projects I planned were put on hold because of serious health issues that took a toll on me physically, mentally and spiritually. I look at my calendar/planner and flip through all the past months and see how life and… Continue reading Life Interrupted
Happy New Year Friends! 2019 came so fast. As we grow older, the years seem to fly by. I've read that it is a part of the nature of life for time to accelerate as we age. I see that more and more. I always start the new year older...by that I mean literally older.… Continue reading New Year…New Beginnings
When we were young children, we sometimes scraped our knees while running outside with friends. I can vividly remember falling off my bike and landing on the asphalt and tearing up my knee. I thought I could ride my bike without holding the handle bars. Okay.... I admit it wasn't smart. A boy in our… Continue reading Scars of Life
Friends... My life has been CRAZY lately. I've been traveling all over. I was in New Mexico, Iowa, and Colorado in a span of 30 days. I've been in a state of constant change. Change is hard when you are not ready for it. Three days ago, I received news that my Uncle Al passed… Continue reading Life Changes in an Instant
Living geographically close or far doesn't change the love we feel for one another. Family love is much stronger than miles on a GPS map.
I am going to be real. I've come to a point in my life where I am truly happy and content. I'm saddened by the fact that it took me 51 plus years to finally be at peace with life and the world. Granted the world is crazy today, but I have no control of… Continue reading Live in the Moment
Dear Me, I want you to be strong and confident in the world. There will be challenges in life that will try to break you and cause tears. You will fall down, but you need to get up. You need to stay the course. You will be afraid because you feel different and you feel… Continue reading Letter to Me….
Madea (AKA: Mabel Simmons) has to be one of my most favorite movie characters. She is crazy, wise, loving, funny, but oh so honest. I so wish I would have had someone like Madea when I was younger when it came to relationships. When I first heard "Let em' Go", memories of loves lost came… Continue reading Madea: Let em’ Go