It's my time to find and use my voice.
Poetry, short stories, recipes, and a lot of things I think and wish I'd known a long time ago.
Pretty Sure I'm Correct Here
Wisdom can be hard-earned from life experiences and also gleaned from five minutes of checking social media. Just because one of them leaves you less scarred (and that could be either source, depending on the day), doesn’t mean it’s any less relevant.
Counting in Dog Years
Doing some much-needed deep cleaning I pulled out ALL of the stuff that slipped under the refrigerator. Among the very-important-receipts and must-hang-on-to-them post-it notes was a small photo. I flipped it over and was surprised by those patient brown eyes looking at me.
#Wear Orange Day
Friday June 3 is the start of #WearOrange weekend. It is also National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Orange traffic cones alert motorists to proceed with care. Orange hard hats guard workers from dangers on the worksite. Bright orange signs warn of people working on the roads, protecting them from speeding drivers. OSHA designates orange for toxic and/or corrosive solutions, alerting users of potential harm and reducing poisoning. Orange is used on the parts of machinery that could cut, crush, maul, or shock a person. 'Safety Orange' is a designated color that is used to set things apart from their surroundings. Orange is the color worn in the woods during hunting season: a bright and vivid color used to protect the wearer from death by shooting.
Pssst! It's FREE to Check for Your Unclaimed Funds!
April is National Financial Literacy Month in the United States. One after the other I’ve seen articles about how to ‘get rich quick’ with a side hustle. Even the most optimistic article doesn’t expect money to happen in minutes.