Month: August 2016

Walking

If I had to name the top 10 most influential people in my adult life, there is one person who would certainly be at the top of the list.  She was a spiritual mentor, a life coach, an encourager (this word flags as misspelled, but I like it so it stays), and a partner in…

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Do-Over?

Can I have a do-over for today, please?  Just press a rewind button and try it again.  I promise I’ll do a better job. I’ll be more patient and understanding with those that I love.  I won’t say (or yell) ugly words that I can’t unsay and that linger in the air between us. I’ll…

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Some Days…

Some days the world is a sunny place – regardless of the weather or the circumstances or the realities of existence. Some days it rains – whether water actually falls from the sky or not. On the sunny days, anything seems possible.  I can handle it all.  Bring it on world….taking care of a household,…

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Doors

I took a shower today.  I woke up this morning and realized that I couldn’t actually remember the last one I took.  To be honest, days around here are a bit confused anyway. Too much T.V. and morphine (my sister, not me).  I’m thinking about getting one of those little whiteboards like they use in…

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I’m Still Here

Hello world. I’m still here…at home ignoring the piles of clutter, cobwebs and unwashed dishes. The laundry is caught up.  That’s me – always looking on the bright side. My sister’s recovery continues.  We’ve been watching lots and lots of British murder mystery shows on Netflix and a smattering of classics like Columbo and Rockford…

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That Post That Almost Wasn’t

I had a post all planned out in my head, but I don’t think that I can write it tonight.  I’m just “full” and “empty” at the same time.  Full of emotions and tiredness and stress and fear…empty of strength and optimism and energy. This month has been a long haul so far.  Some bad…

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