Book writing… It’s super difficult. Taking all the journals and notes in my phone and trying to make sense of everything in a way that would make sense to a reader…feels impossible. I cuss my computer some days. I tell it to kiss my butt and get outta my face and eat dirt. I stopped… Continue reading hello grandmother.
…not that it’s “regularly scheduled” but you get it. I’m removing some distractions that I create for myself so I can tend to the one thing that won’t leave me alone. This book. I have some serious fears about it all. It’s scary. It’s exciting. It’s more exciting than scary…but it’s still scary. Please hold… Continue reading for real this time…
Okay. So here we go… It’s Saturday…one week from the date that ended a lot worse than it began. Date night is customary and welcomed in our house. It was an unspoken clause in our marital agreement to be friends and date and spend time together. We both savor time spent together…it’s our dual love… Continue reading …the date night post
It’s not easy believing in God. In fact…it’s easier to shirk the whole idea, bring all my dependency and possible outcomes back to myself and take things as they come. Keeping it all in house removes any dependency on an outside source and when things don’t go like I want…my fault. No one else to… Continue reading about God…
I can’t explain the high I received the day I turned 50…but it was nice. Real nice. I was like…here I am! I did it! I’m still here! I didn’t take myself out doing something stupid and GOD ONLY KNOWS how many times I was miraculously kept out of harm’s way. I’ll get to Heaven… Continue reading …so this is 50.
Let me set the scene for you… I was walking every evening around our high school track in the blessed town of Andrews, Texas. If you’ve never witnessed a West Texas sunset, shame on you. Get in your car now and go. It’s life giving. Those sunset views as I walked, along with a good… Continue reading Mom! Look!
A few months back I put this picture as the screensaver on my computer… When I open it up, the first thing I see is little Gina Lynn….little 3 year old me with a bad excuse for a haircut and a dogged determination not to smile. My dad was a preacher/barber and bless his heart…he… Continue reading dear me.
This is for the sweet girl that chased me down in Whole Foods tonight and asked what I was wearing…sorry I didn’t get your name. Like I said, this happens…no lie…at least 3 times a week. Here’s the link: I guess I’ve found my signature scent. I’ve heard that if you can’t smell your perfume… Continue reading p a t c h o u l i.
Okay. So I’m pretty excited here…now granted it was tortoise in nature and everything but an overnight success story, BUT I hit my first target and now I need to share it with someone…and if you’re reading this…congratulations…You are My Someone! I LOST 5 WHOLE POUNDS It’s taken 3 dang months of commitment to… Continue reading 5 down…10 to go…
Back to School. I’m reading all the Facebook posts and seeing all your pictures on Instagram of your baby loves heading back to school in their new uniforms and tennis shoes that have just enough wiggle room…the summer sunshine mixed with pool chlorine no doubt serves as a juvenile cocktail for growth spurts. “Child. How… Continue reading sent off with a sandwich and a prayer.