Rudely Interrupted

LIVING WITH DEATH I watched and listened as I seen your world coming to a place I knew would bring sadness. It came to a screeching halt, of sorts, for you. I knew it was coming the day you mentioned “hospice.” Yet I could not be the one to tell you what may lie ahead. … Read more

Grief and Our Internal Littles

lighted candle in a window with raindrops on it

This past year has been particularly rough, there was no preparing for it even though I knew it was coming, as many of you know, I lost my mother September 10th, 2021. But I thought . . . I thought when the one-year mark came it would somehow ease. I thought I could positively “think” … Read more

October On My Life Path

pathway winding through autumn trees

Our Path I apologize but due to unforeseen circumstances I didn’t get a chance to post in the month of October. Hopefully this will help explain a little of that. Add on the additional health issues I find myself facing and it has been a challenge. My path is like that in the picture above, … Read more

Childhood and Parenting

Learning Growing up, there wasn’t anyone in my family that helped me believe in myself, gave me confidence to do anything I wanted, helped me learn how valuable I am or know about healthy relationships. Don’t get me wrong, my parents did a good job with what knowledge they had and where they were in … Read more

Body Image

Written January 2017 as I struggled accepting my changing mature body in the aging process. I was 56 years old. Depression also comes from things we cannot control, like the body we are born into Yes, we all have those days where we struggle with our body image. I’ve known very handsome, muscular, great build, … Read more


Wreath with fall leafs and a big sunflower

Thinking of you I love nature. To me that is where my church is. I love the trees, the wild creatures and birds, flowers, plants, gardening. I remember when we were married, and you helped plow the 50-foot-long garden I wanted. It was hard work, but that garden gave us life while we lived there … Read more

Unintended Hiatus

Hello everyone. Thank you for staying tuned in. I have been on a hiatus of sorts for the last few months so apologies for the site not being current. I hope to remedy that as of now. Welcome back                                  … Read more

Staring back at me

Cleaning day I was helping clean the whole house today. Here, there and everywhere. I cleaned the kitchen. Cleaned up the bathroom. Helped with laundry. Even tidied up the living room but mostly my daughter helped with the living room. Her mess lol Check in with work I even stopped around 2pm to go check … Read more