Tag Archives: journey

Gratitude

I stayed up late last night preparing what I could for today. Currently the ham is in the oven, the outside colony of cats have been fed, the dogs are out in the front yard barking at everything that dares … Continue reading

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Memories and Growth

Memories can be an amazing gauge. How far have you come?  Have you healed? Have you grown? Have you distanced yourself from the pain you felt back then, whether it was physical, mental or emotional? That is one of the … Continue reading

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March Second; Through the Struggles, Through the Differences, Understanding is Found

I don’t make it any secret about how directionally challenged I am. My son laughs and teases me in a good natured manner, but he really doesn’t understand the struggle. Then again, he is the person who can get in … Continue reading

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February Fifteenth; When In The Wrong Spot

 Well, I scared my mother. It wasn’t intentional and it wasn’t my fault. I promise. My mother usually calls me right around eight thirty in the morning. Its a bit later if my sister in law drops in for a … Continue reading

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January Twenty First; On This Your Day My Son

Happy birthday my son, my rock. When I think back, I had pretty much decided that I would never know the feeling of having someone call me mom. I would never feel a small hand holding mine, never get those … Continue reading

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January Eleventh Considering Self and Self Help Articles

Reading self help articles can be entertaining but also confusing. As I was waiting for my mother’s morning call, which isn’t coming for a while as I finally remembered she has an appointment with her doctor, I was reading through … Continue reading

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January Tenth; Not Broke, but Once Broken, Though No Longer

“Oh wait, I am broke.” But….in reality, I’m not. Though I once was. A meme is making the rounds that reads “If I was broke and had nothing to offer you would you still be my friend?” I shared it … Continue reading

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December Thirtieth Thoughts on Deep Cleaning

“What are your plans for today?” “I don’t know what do you need?” A not unusual conversation with my mother, usually ending in, ‘if you aren’t doing anything, maybe..’ Which of course I try to drop everything and take care … Continue reading

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December Fifteenth; If I Could Offer a Gift to Others, It Would Be..

Clarity in the confusion. Not long after I found myself no longer working a full time paid job, I purchased an inexpensive fitness band. It was simple, told the time, kept up with steps walked. It did a little more … Continue reading

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Day 282; Footnotes of Lessons and Learning

I gave him one more reason to laugh, but that’s not a bad thing. Yesterday my son asked if I would plug up the camper so the battery wouldn’t go dead. Not a problem. I really wasn’t doing much else … Continue reading

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