Sowing Seeds: A Word for the Forgetful

(This post is for a friend. What you do, matters.) All I was doing was the laundry. It was a normal day. Got up. Made bed. Popped in a load. But, on this normal morning, I glanced over my left shoulder and I saw the most beautiful, most hopeful thing that I had in a while. . . … Continue reading Sowing Seeds: A Word for the Forgetful

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Out of the Nest

A bird fell out of it's nest today. Actually, we unsettled a few trees and found the nest later, still snug between the branches. I didn't think much of it until we saw the anxious Mamma and Daddy chirping around the yard. There he was. Much larger than I'd imagined, though I didn't know baby birds would still be babies, certainly … Continue reading Out of the Nest

This is Me: Not Hiding

The last few days have been clumsy. Me, being awkward. Saying strange things to the important people in my life. I've been walking around feeling like I'm offending. . .  somebody. Anybody. People I love, people I admire. Are my words not processing well? Did I slip in the wrong filter? Do I have a … Continue reading This is Me: Not Hiding

True Enemies

That chocolate cake is staring my down. I can feel it. It's chocolate essence watching my back, my every move. . . Awww, come one, when are you going to take a bite? You know you want to. You're tired and you know how you are when you're like this. You'll feel better. Just one … Continue reading True Enemies