So many humans take for granted the people who love them the most. They assume their family and friends will always be there doing what they always do. Don’t make that mistake. Show them you really are thankful for them. That’s that love does.
We had a loss due to a storage unit leaking. My family lost heirlooms, books, clothing, and other things. The insurance company wants me to put a value on these things to file a claim. How can I put a value on my children’s tears, my husband’s grief or my anger for all that is… Continue reading Value of Loss
I am struggling to remember simple things like conversations with my husband from this morning but ask me what I wore to the 8th grade prom I’ll describe it too you down to the pink asymmetrical hemline. Why is memory so weird? I’m worried that like many of my relatives I will develop dementia. Every… Continue reading Memory is a Strange Friend
Where I live it is the rainy season. Every day mid afternoon it rains. I usually enjoy rain, however these days I am tired of rain. I am ready for it to stop. I know rain is important. Without it humans would die. Do we have to have all the rain in one month? Ugh!… Continue reading Rain Again
I don’t want to be a responsible adult today. I want to sit on the sofa with my husband and dog watching old crime dramas eating junk food and drinking sweet tea. Where am I? At work being a responsible human. Y’all feel my pain? Harley Quinn the staffy
Being a human #126 Trust is difficult to acquire and super easy to lose. Be a human worth trusting.
Being a human #117 Find truth and stand on it. Don’t let anyone push you off. Don’t sugar coat it. Don’t make excuses for it. Don’t water it down. Often the truth is not liked by the masses. Just because a lie is popular doesn’t make it true. Truth is unchanged by time or opinion.
Being a human #109 Memories are important. Stop telling other humans that they've already told that story many times. The story allows them an opportunity to relive their past. We are all stories.
Being a human #101 Always be honest. Those who don't like your honestly will remove themselves from your life. Those humans who appreciate your honesty will let you know. Always being honest does not give you permission to be cruel. Be an honest human.
I admit it. I am a book snob. A book in the hand is better than a book on a screen. I have a dirty little secret. I cheat on my books with audio books in the car. It’s my guilty pleasure. Let’s keep that just between us.