Teeny tiny world

This past weekend I took a trip of a different kind — into a micro world right off my patio. Saturday was cool and breezy and seemed like a good day to pull weeds between the patio bricks and around the patio before I moved plants out for the summer. A tiny seed pod Two... Continue Reading →

Speaking our truth

I was listening to a podcast about speaking our truth and it really got me to thinking about what that means to me and to all of us, so, naturally, I wanted to share it with my readers. Photo by Magda Ehlers on Pexels.com The podcast explained living our truths in a way I didn't... Continue Reading →

Paper clip retainers

In junior high, you were the "cool kid" if you had braces. I remember all the popular, well-off kids were able to get braces. Which made me green with envy. I wanted braces so bad. I watched friend after friend get braces and then get those really cute wire retainers they sported at school. So,... Continue Reading →

Gratitude at every stop sign

Some of you may have read my post about the gratitude bridge, where I take a pause every day to give thanks for that day. This bridge allows vehicles on a gravel road to cross over a small creek. It often floods, so I'm not always able to go that route, which is filled with... Continue Reading →

But, ‘I’m lucky’

"I'm lucky, at least I can do this," I told myself recently as I stepped out of the bath after my second migraine of the day. What I really meant to tell myself is this "people have it much worse than you, you should suck it up and go on with your night." I stopped... Continue Reading →


Florida's press secretary's statement that people against the bill are pro-grooming truly caught me off guard. Her comments are inexcusable, damaging, and dangerous.

Been a hot minute

Well, once again, it's been a red hot minute since I've posted. And I'm sorry! The last several years of my life have been one of transition and living in the moment. In 2019, I re-vamped my blog, set some goals, tried to fit within someone else's view of how this blog should be and,... Continue Reading →

Commencement weekend

This weekend I'm covering commencement for Emporia State University. It's such a monumental milestone for each graduate, their families, and friends. As the room erupts in cheers and screams as the graduates file on and off the stage, it's hard not to feel the immense joy that surrounds the graduates. As I work on my second... Continue Reading →

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