Thoughts on books, family, and life in one impressive package.

New Year. New Start.

2019 was not an easy year. Connor continues to struggle with his mental health. Cletus attacked my husband and brother-in-law and had to be put down. Dance drama continued to rule the day. However, it was my job that really ruined the year. It became so bad that every...

November Out

November was not a great month for me. Sure, there were good parts about it, but the lasting impression I have is not a favorable one. I feel like the weather is to blame for a portion of this. Dreary and damp is not my favorite weather pattern. I would rather it...

I don’t get Thanksgiving

When you spend as much time in the car as I do, driving the same route at least twice a day every day, your mind tends to wander and think of the craziest shit. My latest think-fest involves Thanksgiving as a holiday. I don’t get Thanksgiving. I don’t...

Thankful Thursday for Thanksgiving 2017

I saw this on Brandie’s site, Running on Words and Wine, and thought it would be perfect for today, the one day where we all take the time to express our gratitude and contemplate everything for which we are thankful. A New Friend: My hair dresser/ dance...

Happy Fourth of July

In prior years, today’s American holiday would prompt me to wax poetic about patriotism and how proud I am to be an American. That was in prior years. This year, I am not so proud to be an American. In fact, I am downright embarrassed to be one. Our leadership...