Recently my grandson got hurt while on my watch. It was awful. In the moments after it happened and for entire time it took for his injury to heal, I would have done anything in my power to fix him myself. I would have, without question, made everything all better for him. When I heard … Continue reading The Good, Good Father.
Part of me really wants this blog to be sophisticated and inspirational, but a larger part of me wants to just write and talk about whatever subject is at hand. Those who know me personally know that the latter is more my speed. The whole reason I chose the name of the blog is because … Continue reading To Each Their Own
I've spent a majority of my life believing I'm lazy, and yet I had a hard time resting today. How does that make any sense? See, I keep 3 of my grandchildren 4 days a week. My other 2 (soon to be 3) grandchildren were here over the weekend as well with my daughter. Sunday, … Continue reading Lazy Lies
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
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
You keep going to Facebook, Twitter, other medias. You look to the people to tell you who you are, to approve of who you are. You listen to the voices try to dictate and define you. You search for validation and reason for you, your life, your calling. You wait for a like, a view, an answer. … Continue reading Why Listen to Another?
I heard a speaker* say 2 different things tonight that I cannot shake. You can only get so far looking at the problem. There is so much truth in this statement. Years ago I was playing Donkey Kong Country on Nintendo, and occasionally I would hit a snag that I simply could not figure out. … Continue reading The Problem with Rearview Mirrors
Do you have things in your life that annoy you or, at the very least, leave you filled with questions? Of course you do! I have a few that come to mind: Panties. Who is the idiot that designed the cotton liner in women's panties? The thing is too dang small. Hello, I have a booty, and that … Continue reading Panties, Pockets, Small Talk, & Motivation
writer's block writer's block writing not a word oh how crappy it is to blog when imagination's not stirred words by Nonie - to the tune of Jingle Bells