Tonight my daughters sat on the bedroom floor having a heart to heart. They came together on their own accord so it was one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen. This image is an answer to a prayer I stopped praying years ago. Through this one unexpected addition to our family, our house […]Read more "Returning to a family"
Whoosh! That was the sound of November rushing by adorned by crisp autumn leaves. In case you didn’t realize this, tomorrow is the last day of November. For me, it became a month of continual change in the direction of the wind. If I were floating in a sailboat, I would have made several circles on the lake. I have […]Read more "Holiday Obligations"
Yesterday morning I waited for my bank to open to get a new debit card. I noticed a fraudulent charge while balancing my account after work and immediately shut the card down. It nice that there are bankers waiting to talk to me in the middle of the night when my waitressing gig ends. Like […]Read more "Patience Is A Virtue"
This weekend I had a repeat customer. He had just been in the night before, loved the dish he shared with friends, and couldn’t resist returning for a repeat performance before leaving town. His friends had flown out already but he would be in town one more night. I had chatted with the trio the […]Read more "Pardon me… GRACE"
Just over a year ago, I was meeting with a Literary Agent at a conference in North Carolina. Less than a day before I flew to the conference I had been downsized from my corporate job. I enjoyed agency life but this was my second downsizing in almost 14 years– a lot of time to feel comfortable. […]Read more "Waiting. It’s the Hardest Part."
A follower of my blog will know I am currently holding a job as a waitress as a chosen profession following a long corporate career. It is teaching me much about myself and others that I am certain will affect my writing until the day I can no longer compose. Last night was another impactful […]Read more "Good & Evil"
I garden. I think. I garden a lot and think a lot. This morning I weeded our strawberry patch. I neglected the bed last summer. I’m pretty sure I never once weeded it. My husband built a screened cover years ago to keep the birds and critters out. They were eating the berries he enjoys. […]Read more "Strawberry Fields, forever"