I have been largely absent from my blog for much of the past year. I had honestly thought I would be more faithful in posting and apologize for being absent without explanation. This past year has been tough after my brother, Joey passed away. He was a big part of my life, and still is … Continue reading Looking Forward in This New Year
My brother, Joey, moved to Heaven recently. Our family will be adjusting to life without him here in the physical for a long time. He had a lot of health issues, but this came suddenly to us. As it is a lot of times we weren't ready for it. Thankfully we know that he is … Continue reading The Joey I Know
I had not planned this post ahead of time, but when I sat down to decide what this one should be it just seemed to fit for me to catch you up on what's been going on with my writing, my progress, some of the rough patches that have demanded more time and work, and … Continue reading Continuing On
I have to be honest. I haven't really been balanced or centered as far as my writing ever since Mama went Home over two years ago. I have been wandering in a sense, easily losing my focus. This has affected my writing this blog, my author page, and my book, "The Sailor's Legacy." Mama was … Continue reading Looking Back to Move Forward
Because I had been sick, I recently missed doing one of my favorite things. Daddy called and asked if I would be up to helping drop potatoes one Saturday morning or afternoon. Well, of course, I wanted to say, "Yes!" I'd been waiting for this since I knew it's about that time again and … Continue reading Droppin’ Taters
Let me begin by thanking all of you who have read, "liked," and followed my blog posts in the time since this trip called "blogging" began for me. I hope that for the most part you are encouraged and you get a laugh or giggle sometimes from the posts on this blog. Lightheartedness is a … Continue reading Happy 100th Post!
I've never lived in an arid environment. Louisiana has always been my home; more specifically, north Louisiana. We have humidity all year long. In the winter that humidity makes the cool or cold air feel intensely colder than it really is. Naturally in the summer the humidity makes the hot temperatures feel like the inside … Continue reading Blessings Like Rain
Here in north Louisiana some of us have a saying. "If you get bored with the weather, just stick around; it'll change pretty quick and often." We're in February, when some places north of us are still dealing with frigid temperatures, snow, and ice with no hope of spring arriving for awhile yet. Here, we … Continue reading From Barren to Beauty