Sunday afternoon found us at my Aunt's house. A place of sanctuary and peace for me. Maybe partly because it's a place to go that Mt. Washmore doesn't threaten to take me down nor is the sink threatening to erupt from all the dirty dishes. But mostly I think it feels that way for me… Continue reading Y’all just look at that purple!
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Because I didn’t send a card in time…..
When she awakes in the morning and reads this, as she does so faithfully everyday, it will be her birthday. This is part of celebrating her birthday "all week long" as Mama learnt us to do all these years. (It's also because not only did I forget the peaches, I also forgot the card. And… Continue reading Because I didn’t send a card in time…..
this too shall pass
It's a little hard to explain. But here goes. The tasks that are before me, the ones that take up so many "just a few minutes" in my day-to-day--the ones that are mine because she asked me if I would and I said yes--I do not regret having them to do. I am honored that she asked and… Continue reading this too shall pass
Feeling Sanctimonious Around Here
So after waking up in the wee hours of the morning to hear the cats frolicking outside as they do, I fell back asleep. I knew things were headed south with the condition of my nose and the passages therein. I woke up enough to tell my oldest goodbye as she headed off to work. … Continue reading Feeling Sanctimonious Around Here
Oh Good Grief
Grief. There's an odd duck, right? It's like that friend you had in school you weren't quite sure why you were friends, but he was always around, so you had to put up with him. And he was so unpredictable. Today you might get along okay, but then tomorrow.....who knows? Well, thank you, Agent Obvious, for scoping out and sharing that… Continue reading Oh Good Grief