All gone. Those were the words of finality that were expressed today at the loss of my daughter's new pregnancy. This would have been her and her husband's third child. This would have been Babyman and Dr. Evil's new sibling. This would have been my sixth grandbaby. It won't be though, because ... well I don't … Continue reading All Gone
Have you ever had a package get lost? I have. Today. My package was not on my front porch, even though UPS and Amazon said it was. I got frustrated and I felt a little crazy. I looked everywhere they've ever left a package. Nothing. I called 1-800-PICK-UPS. I had to talk to a faux … Continue reading The Lost Package of Maturity
Cornbread. Cabin walls. Pretentious personalities. Sand in my swimsuit. Low light photography. My middle aged memories. Today's daily prompt. GRAINY I'm sorry this sounds like the random answers to some family night board game category, but it's all I've got tonight. I take that back, I'm not really sorry; I like game night! Photo credit: https://stocksnap.io/photo/1PXZR3FSA2
Not every storm produces a rainbow. Not every rain shower yeilds flowers. Sometimes it just rains. Storms come. Floods happen. Rain falls. That's life. Too often we settle for platitudes when we should acknowledge and accept that crap happened. We can learn and grow, or we can keep passing off Pinterest quotes and out of … Continue reading Rainbow Platitudes
I recently realized that my eating habits range from "Feast, for tomorrow we die." and "We have 2 cans of green beans and a can of fruit cocktail since the zombie apocalypse happened; maybe it's time to scout for supplies.".
Here I am once again, jury duty. This is the 3rd time in 4 years that I've been called. In the 20+ years I've lived in this county, I've been called 4 times total. Other people I know in this same county have never been called even though they may have lived here even longer. … Continue reading Jury Duty