ready for a ROADTRIP 

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zIMDyLorTVs So ready for a ROADTRIP.  Filling up my music stash with an eclectic mix of swamp and ballads. Makes my heart happy.  Highways and Clouds by Amos Lee Highways, clouds Ain’t no stopping, it’s all I’ve gotten As far as I’ve dropped in, as far as I’ve come I’m from the badlands Raised up […]

And you MAKE IT

When your goal is to stay in the race and cross the finish line…. running-walking-crawling-learning-praying-crying-laughing-asking for mercy-being drug-doing the dragging-praying-tripping-rising-falling-bruising-healing-bending-breaking-singing-cursing-sweating-praying-gutting it out… And you make it.  There is nothing harder.  And nothing sweeter.  I am not perfect. My life is not perfect. I just choose, every day, to stay in the race.  That’s all.  #lifegoals  […]

And you are it’s PEARL

The world is your oyster. And you are it’s pearl. Of course it is. Of course you are. Growing in the dark, grimy, gritty place in the world, yet protected. And when you are ready….  A pearl.  Beautiful.  For each one of my beautiful family and friends and most importantly, my children and grandson. A […]

What a wonderful WORLD

It’s all in how you look at it.  What a whirlwind season of celebration this is!  What I woke up to this morning, from a realist’s perspective, is a big stack of laundry, the ironing supplies in the hallway, shoes strewn across the floor, party buckets and bins and platters to be put away, dishes […]