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

Who Would You Cast?

Holly’s English class is finishing up their discussion of To Kill A Mockingbird this week by watching the classic movie with Gregory Peck. Holly and I have held many a discussion about the book and now the movie because I was curious about her thoughts. While...

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...

No more thoughts and prayers

Two mass shootings in two days. There are no words to describe the anger I feel at the senseless loss of life all because our governmental representatives are so scared to do anything that would upset their donors. Families today must deal with the worst kind of grief...
Goodbye 2018

Goodbye 2018

You would think that we would get used to the idea that time flies as you get older, but we never do. It takes my breath away at how quickly 2018 passed. It feels like it just began, yet here we are on the first Sunday in 2019. Crazy and scary and a great reminder to...

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...
Vote

Vote

Every election day is essential for the survival of democracy, but today feels particularly important. The United States is standing at a threshold, and we need every person to speak out as to the direction s/he wants the country to take. Today’s elections will...