For My Auntie Kay

I’m posting this again as a tribute to my sweet Auntie Kay who passed into glory this past Saturday morning. I felt it was worth a revision and a repost. The snow is falling outside and I’m crying. The warmth of the kitchen stove top and the smell of sausage cooking wraps me up like … More For My Auntie Kay

10 years in…

Ten years ago at this time, Chris and I were in our honeymoon suite. (Don’t worry, this post is PG.) We had just settled back in after running out to a local Italian place to pick up some food. Room service at the hotel was two hours behind and Chris was already aware that his … More 10 years in…

Our Gracie Girl

We adopted this little eight year old sweetie one week ago. We found her at a local rescue shelter laying quietly in a back corner. She was silent and shy as all the other dogs around us barked loudly for our attention. My husband walked slowly to where she was and as she made eye … More Our Gracie Girl

For My Auntie Kay

The snow is falling outside and I’m crying. The warmth of the kitchen stove top and the smell of sausage cooking wraps me up like one of her hugs. She smelled like all the yummy things in life. Onions sauteeing in a pan. Hot fudge sundaes. A great cup of coffee. I’m famous for my … More For My Auntie Kay

A bit of my writing….

Our writing prompt in my writer’s group was: If someone from the future picked up your journal and read about today, what would they read? This is what I wrote. My writer’s group said I should post it as it might encourage someone right now. I hope it does. ❤️ I went for a walk … More A bit of my writing….

Day 12: Discouraging

Well yesterday was discouraging. My Mom got some more painting done, my Dad got a few more of the base cabinets set, Chris went to work sick and came home and helped for a couple hours despite how he felt. And me? What did I do? I swept and vacuumed and swept and vacuumed and … More Day 12: Discouraging