Writer, retail manager, loving & quirky wife, lying athlete, enthusiastic reader, skillful cook, doting yaya, wedding officiant, too truthful mom.
I am not funny but at times I can be situationally humorous. (No promises, though.)
In The Flames
Remembering the fire I so firmly Steadily Determinedly (Hopelessly) Snuffed out I was not prepared to feel warmed anew.
Vocal Creators Support Group
There are already at least three very credible and helpful Facebook groups for Vocal Creators already Vocal Creators Saloon Vocal Media Creators Hub The Vocal Creators Lounge
Memory of a Miracle
I turned the corner in the thrift store and came face to face with the memory of a miracle. Baby Giggles. THE Baby Giggles from Ideal. Not the redone version with the mod outfit, straight hair, and hard plastic legs. The original one, with chubby baby arms and legs.
We Can't Have Cats
May 9, 2013 is a date I will always remember. Not because it was our 4th wedding anniversary (although it was), but because I thought there was a nest of rats outside our backdoor.
Michigan in April
Michigan in April Spring trees reward our determined hope that life won't stay gray-stained-frozen. They flex and swell;
When I was 15, my boyfriend told me I was beautiful. When I was 16, my parents explained that I was fat. When I was 17, I invented bulimia.
What's Your Plan?
Murphy' Law is proved true all the time: 'Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.' Of course, we all try to avoid things going wrong as much as possible. That just makes sense.
My father walked me down the aisle when I was 19 years old. As we stood in the back of the chapel waiting for our cue he squeezed my hand and said "Are you sure? Just let me know and we'll keep on walking out the back door." I laughed and told him I was sure.