Dogs are Not Things

If you are lucky enough to be owned by a dog then you understand that dogs have emotions. They are living creatures with a soul. I have blocked many people on social media who post any type of animal cruelty, but especially abused dogs. You can tell a lot about a person by how they … Continue reading Dogs are Not Things

Almost There: Pineapple on Pizza, Love it or Hate it.

“What do you like on your pizza?” Joseph said snapping Brianna out of her thoughts. “It is a tradition. After Sam’s game, we always eat pizza.” “Oh, I can’t stay. I will just call a cab.” Brianna said. Better to get away now before Joseph and his boys realize what kind of woman is in … Continue reading Almost There: Pineapple on Pizza, Love it or Hate it.

It’s Grief and it’s Real

I miss our crazy busy life. With three teenagers and two preteens, a full time job, writing part time, and a fur baby, my husband and I were always doing something or going somewhere. All of our schedules went in many different directions. We also had an active social life. There were friends at our … Continue reading It’s Grief and it’s Real

Let’s Go Back

I can't be the only one who sees some silver in the lining of this cloud we are living in. This step back from life has given humans a pause to consider what is really important. They are looking at the necessary things and deciding what they can live without. We are all realizing what … Continue reading Let’s Go Back

Saturday-I am thankful for…

laughter. This is the last of my thankful birthday week posts so I want to share with you what happened when I got to have not one but two birthday cakes. I decided it is my birthday, I do what I want! I decided when I wanted to eat cake I would eat cake. I … Continue reading Saturday-I am thankful for…

Friday-I am Thankful for…

time. I am thankful for time to reflect on what is important, time to gather my thoughts and time to settle my spirit. I encourage you to take time to reflect on your values as a human. What is your motivation? Are you lying to yourself about what is really at the root of what … Continue reading Friday-I am Thankful for…

Wednesday- I am thankful for…

people who smile through adversity. I finally braved a couple of stores for provisions. I was greeted by smiling workers and a lot of "how can I help you" while keeping a nice distance from me. These people are tired. I could see it on their faces. Some looked stressed. Even through all of that … Continue reading Wednesday- I am thankful for…

Tuesday- I am thankful for…

instant communication. What if we had no way to communicate as things happen? I think about the past and how long it took information to travel. Often if it didn't happen close to home you never knew it. Now, we can hear about things almost in real time. Think about the way you communicate with … Continue reading Tuesday- I am thankful for…

Monday- I am thankful for…

Doughnuts. Those sweet circles of goodness that for a few seconds can distract my brain from the chaos of life. I know I hear ya. Stress eating is bad. I am sure that Hanson Gregory, an American, who claimed to have invented the ring-shaped doughnut in 1847, did not mean for me to use them as … Continue reading Monday- I am thankful for…