Every year, without fail, my elementary school would take a field trip to Buttercrust Bakery. Buttercrust Bakery is a Texas treasure. Its name is synonymous to sweet, light, delectable goodness. Before Krispy Kreme became famous, the folks in South Texas had ButtercrustRead more "Time to Stop & Smell the Bread"
Thank you to the bloggers who have shared your personal stories to motherhood. Thank you to the bloggers who have written about the ups and downs of single motherhood. Thank you to those who have written about your trials and pain. Thank you to those who shared beautiful stories just about life in general. […]Read more "A Virtual Thank You Card"
I moved out of state. I took a new job and then quit 8 weeks later. I re-connected with an old love. Seven months later he left. I began to feel hopeless and depressed. I began a 30 day Bikram Challenge, which led to a 3-day juice cleanse. After the cleanse, I changed my eating […]Read more "One Decision"
It is the hard, swift kick in the ass that turning twenty or thirty just does not compare. It is a palpable, gut-wrenching hole in your soul when you acknowledge that with over four decades of experiences, time and opportunities; you are still not anywhere close to where you planned or wanted to be in life. Rather than pacify yourself for another year or two, or hang your head low because life dealt you a bad hand (yet again) you have to acknowledge one crucial fact: I fucked some shit up!Read more "Turning 43…sucks"
After a long bout of eighty degrees days and endless sunshine; it rained today. I hadn’t really prepared for it. I felt totally off guard as I high-stepped to my car briskly through rain puddles and potholes. If I had been better equipped for what was coming, perhaps I would’ve packed my umbrella. Or at least I would not have worn my sandals.
I had a miscarriage today.Read more "…sometimes it rains"
I have screwed up more times than I can count.
Most were completely my fault, but every now and then life just went horribly awryRead more "Failure Has Been the Best Thing to Happen to Me"
I’m quirky. I get it. I’m cool with that.Read more "Random Rant: I’m Different & I’m okay with that"
So, I made the error of confiding and venting to friends.
“You should pray for God to grant you peace. Perhaps it’s time to accept that motherhood just isn’t your path. “Read more "How do I pray for peace in never becoming a Mommie?? Please explain"
Random Rant @ 1:00 a.m.
I have always been a car fanatic. Attending car shows and salivating at the latest concept car, or muscle car has always been my idea of a good timeRead more "Pure Joy: Driving my Camaro"
I’m a Writing teacher so I understand the importance of a comma. I teach my students that a comma is symbolic of the place in a sentence where one takes a breath.Unlike a period, a comma only calls for a pause in a flow of thought.Read more "A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to Planning My Life"