What to do when the world is burning

The past few days I've been feeling like the world is burning to the ground. In the United States, women are having their rights taken away, elsewhere in the world, people are fleeing horrible situations only to be met with "you don't belong here, either." There is so much trauma in the world right now.... 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 →

Milford Lake + The Cove restaurant

Weekend road trip alert! If you haven't been to Milford Lake lately, this place is worth the visit and even has a tasty place to eat while you're there. Milford Lake is the largest lake in Kansas boasting 163 miles of shoreline, swimming beaches and a 14 public ramps. You can launch sailboats, boats or... Continue Reading →

What would you take?

If you only had a few minutes to pack, what would you take? Before I go any further with this post, I wanted to say that I understand so many in this world we live in are facing things much worse than my story I'm about to tell. Friday evening was a rough one for... Continue Reading →

Start anew at any moment

This post was inspired by a bad morning recently that I didn't want to turn into a bad day. I was lacking sleep (insomnia sucks) and was adjusting to a new eating style so my body was a bit in flux and angry with me. Photo by Andre Furtado on Pexels.com My attitude that day... 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 →

Remember phone booths?

Let's take a step into the past — phone booths. For those of you who may not know what I'm talking about, let me enlighten you about the days before widespread cell phones and why you might have kept a quarter in your sock as a kid. Photo by Maarten van den Heuvel on Pexels.com Phone... Continue Reading →

The little robin who admires itself

I have this little robin at my house who loves to look at itself. And fight with itself. And peck at its reflection. Photo by Tina Nord on Pexels.com Last week I was loading some stuff into my partner's car and noticed a pecking noise that seemed to come from my car. I looked over... Continue Reading →

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