As a writer/blogger I think it’s essential for me to say some things about the current issues in the news involving race. I’d rather not. I’d rather talk about the nearness of all things pumpkin and spice or a recent podcast I listened to, but I feel in my bones that I better speak up.… Continue reading …let me get under your skin
Parenting is not optional. It’s expensive and exhausting and 3 out of 7 days each week you will want to turn in your resignation. Dear God, I regret to inform you I can no longer serve as caregiver of this child. I have decided to take another route. Sincerely, Me Stick around. God gave you… Continue reading hey little mama.
Dear Ella, Today was Mother’s Day and while I was counting my motherhood blessings I was counting you. One year ago this month your Poppy called to say you’d be joining us for dinner. I left to meet you both at the house and we’ve been together ever since. Together we’ve learned and done so… Continue reading high calling.
Affair (n.) …an intense amorous relationship, usually of short duration That’s one of the seven definitions found on dictionary.com….it’s a noun. You can go to an affair, host an affair, want an affair, have an affair… I’m going to try and STOP an affair. It was two years ago…I was parked at the post office… Continue reading a f f a i r .
You are inundated with political banter and by now you’ve voted or you are planning to do so tomorrow. Let’s face it, we are not dealing with the brightest and best crayons in the box this election. We have watched with squinted eyes as these two have bickered, belittled and accused one another for the… Continue reading if you’re really with her…
Ask 9 year old, 4th grade Gina her favorite holiday and you would get this answer: Halloween. Yep. I loved October 31st…better than Christmas. Halloween meant costumes… and costumes meant witches… and witches had long nails… and I was a witch so I could press those suckers on and pretend! Halloween was a haunted house… Continue reading life is a treat.
Did you have time to put makeup on today? ahhhhh… You got a pedicure and some trendy seasonal shellac on your nails? How precious. You had lunch with a friend? Well…that’s special. I know…you saw my wedding video and the birthday post for Ella and you’re thinking I’ve got it all together and… Continue reading real talk.