It’s not about the stuff.

Life is not about things. Things are replaceable. It is the love and memories that we should pass down. You should be living life as if every day is a reason to pull out the good dishes. Why are you keeping all that stuff put away to use once or twice a year? So what … Continue reading It’s not about the stuff.

Why so Snappy? Pt 2

Why do we snap off at the people we love most? Sometimes I wonder why we speak so short and rudely to our family members. It’s like we don’t care that they have feelings. I don’t mean to bark but I do. Always after I use a harsh tone of voice I feel so bad. … Continue reading Why so Snappy? Pt 2

What’s my name?

When the days are rough and you are so exhausted that you can’t even remember who you are, it’s nice to have that one person to come home too. My husband always has dinner waiting and arms to wrap around me when I come home. He knows me like no other human knows me. He … Continue reading What’s my name?

I Make Mistakes

I’m not perfect. I admit to making mistakes. Sometimes small mistakes and sometimes big ones. Still, I am just a human. I did not make a mistake when I promised him forever. Nor did I mess up when I took his name. My marriage is the best thing to happen to me. I know that … Continue reading I Make Mistakes

Time Stands Still

There are moments in life that you want to stop and save it forever. Time does stand still. When that happens focus all your senses. What do you see? What smell is on the air? Close your eyes, what do hear? More importantly, how does it feel? Savor it...hold it in your heart. Cherish it. … Continue reading Time Stands Still

Surprise!

I do not like surprises. I’m one of those please warn me before you visit sort of humans. Surprise parties are a big no thank you. Unexpected gifts from my family, yes please. Pop up storms in the Gulf, no thanks. Usually I am a positive person, however not when it comes to surprises. Unexpected … Continue reading Surprise!

You’re Not Everything

You can’t be everything to everyone in your life. No matter how hard you try you can’t please everyone. It’s not possible. You can say yes. You can do and do and still...it will not please everyone. Stop trying. It is okay to say No. You are not everything, stop trying to be. Those special … Continue reading You’re Not Everything

Words

It’s weird how our interactions with people are mostly just words and photos. I spend so much time conversing with people online with words. A little bit of time virtually. Not as often in person. I wonder how my children will learn social cues if they aren’t physically around other humans. I wonder how the … Continue reading Words