It’s Mother’s Day weekend. I’m a mother, most of my friends are mothers. It’s a sisterhood, a group of women united. We recognize each other in the grocery store, the sidelines of the ball field, the car-pool line and even sitting idly in traffic. Our car bumpers full of magnets, our expressions distracted, and our hair frazzled, we know each other, we nod in recognition as another belonging to ... Read More about It Takes a Mother….
"First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do."- EpictetusI must acknowledge that I am a horrible blogger. I know this because I am a horrible communicator. I get busy, entangled in everyday life on top of being a bottle it all up, keep it all inside kind of person. Because of this I don’t say anything unless I have something good to say (or wise, funny, witty…you get ... Read More about I stink at Blogging
I have a new cat. A kitten, really. Magic is solid black, spunky and most of all, precious but he has an issue with our older, male cat. It is not that Smokey gives one thought about the little black fur ball and if he did, he is so laid back that he would probably just curl up beside him and go to sleep. But Magic thinks Smokey is out to get him and so every single encounter they have had so ... Read More about Rolling with the Punches
Damn. I slept so late today that I almost didn’t get my pot of beans on early enough. It isn’t New Year’s in the south if you don’t have black-eyed peas and collard greens for the new year. I cannot consciously continue to be a good-ole-girl without eating the proper diet of beans and greens swimming with ham hock on new years day, but no worries, I got them done, along with some good mashed ... Read More about New Year’s Day
I pledge to myself that I will place my random essays, thoughts on life and other popcorn thoughts (you know, those thoughts that just 'pop' in your head) I have throughout the year on this blog. I will work at writing my book and whatever else that may come and hopefully in the process, gain a few readers. What's the worse that can happen, maybe someone, somewhere will read this and like it ... Read More about New Year’s Pledge to Self