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Truth

I took one of those quizzes like you do that spins a little circle around and then somehow reads the very depths of your soul and comes up with an answer to an intriguing question in thirty seconds or less. Ahem. The question was "What is your word for 2016?"  I took it, shrugging and… Continue reading Truth

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Two for the Price of One

When the unexpected words came out of her mouth, I almost wept. Oh, the grace. I was so thankful for it, and I thought to myself, "I'm not the only one.  I wonder if there's more of us out there." The bad ones.  The parents who didn't. Complete.  A.  Baby.  Book. Last night though, after… Continue reading Two for the Price of One

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Truth from The Middle

It's a show I haven't really sat down and gotten to know very well.  I've only caught it in passing, usually when I was focused on something else.  Sometimes I do that.  Have a show playing in the background.  I can be comfortable with silence sometimes, but then others not so much.  Which is what… Continue reading Truth from The Middle

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What I’d Say

It was twenty-seven years ago today that I graduated from high school. Wow. I graduated from the same high school that my Daddy graduated from, and we even had a couple of the same teachers. He graduated before segregation and before the new campus was built--his school combined with two other schools to form the one I attended.… Continue reading What I’d Say