Hello and happy Sunday! I'm thrilled to report that my blog has surpassed 8,000 total views since I first started it up! Thank you to anyone who has stopped by at least once, and to my dedicated "regulars," and to everyone who has signed up to follow my blog. I truly appreciate the encouragement and … Continue reading I Tried
The following is another fictional short story. The idea for this one came to me one day a couple of weeks ago, when I was walking my dog. If I ever publish anything in an actual book, I suppose I'll have to thank my dog Porkchop in the Acknowledgements. This one's written in the 1st … Continue reading Two Coins
I miss you, the note read. The words seemed to leap off the paper and caused her heart to skip a beat. She saw his scratchy handwriting and it reminded her of the love notes he used to send her in the early days of their relationship. Days filled with laughter and love. Days of … Continue reading Their Table
From across the little bookshop, she saw him shyly glance her way. It was another dull Tuesday night and again she had found herself at the bookshop. Christmas music played softly in the background and lights twinkled festively in the display window. A new book had caught her attention and she was already thumbing through … Continue reading Shy Glances
Have you ever caught a whiff of a breeze scented by citrus blossoms? It's quite possibly the lightest, most heavenly sweet aroma you'll ever smell. We live on a third of an acre and have a pretty big backyard for being in the city. It was one of the main reasons why my husband and … Continue reading Sweet Delicious Air
I was thinking about love the other day, and what a wondrous thing it is. The archaeologist in me wonders where the human race would be without love and who the first humans were to label it. Love is not necessary for our survival, yet it's so essential to us that I don't think we … Continue reading Love
I am more than just a mommy... I am a nurse. I can make bumps and boo-boos better with lots of hugs and kisses, and soothe tummy aches and fevers with mint tea or a cool wash cloth. I am a teacher. Not only do I teach my children the alphabet, shapes, and numbers, I … Continue reading I Am More
Well, it's almost a month later, but I am finally getting around to announcing the birth of our baby here on my blog! Our bundle of joy, Logan, was born on September 30 after a very short 4-hour labor. This little guy is such a blessing! He lets me sleep a little bit longer at … Continue reading He’s Here!
Now that our family and friends know, I can finally announce some exciting baby bump news here for all of you loyal readers: We're expecting a baby boy! 🙂 Our little guy is due on my daughter's birthday in October, so this should make for some interesting birthday party planning down the road. The two … Continue reading BIG News!
Raising a girl requires moxie. Being a female can be daunting at times. Many of us struggle to figure out who we are well into adulthood. There's immense pressure from the media to "be" a certain way. The women who are in the spotlight are usually women we can never be and in all honesty, … Continue reading Raising a Girl