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A bit of my writing….

Our writing prompt in my writer’s group was: If someone from the future picked up your journal and read about today, what would they read? This is what I wrote. My writer’s group said I should post it as it might encourage someone right now. I hope it does. ❤️ I went for a walk… Continue reading A bit of my writing….

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A poem to Welcome Fall

Oh do you feel the cold breeze blow? Promising winter chills and falling snow Whispering that leaves are changing Colors bright, colors fading Blow, breeze blow! Bring your peace Chimneys smoking, cozy fleece Cups of warmth wrapped tight in hands Sheep wool skies, a quieted land The air holds fall, winter close behind Lay back… Continue reading A poem to Welcome Fall

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Walking Toward Tuesday

It has been a long 3 year road to this hysterectomy. The walking toward it was worse than the 3 days so far that I've endured walking through it. In the walking towards, I was tortured by the what, when, why, and how questions. I constantly asked myself and God if this was the right… Continue reading Walking Toward Tuesday

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My 500 Words Challenge: Day 11

Today’s assignment is to write about food. Whenever I think about food, I get hungry. In all seriousness though, often food has some sort of memory attached to it for me. Many of the memories I have as a child have to do with family eating together or watching someone else cook. I’d like to… Continue reading My 500 Words Challenge: Day 11

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My 500 Words Challenge: Day 10

Today the challenge is to write about writing. I love this crazy thing called writing. I think I developed a love for writing at a young age after I realized how much I loved reading. Other worlds, characters who went on adventures, people who seemed to figure things out as I turned the pages. It… Continue reading My 500 Words Challenge: Day 10

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My 500 Words Challenge: Day 9

Today’s assignment was to teach something. As I write this I am sitting and watching birds outside my window. Might sound boring to some, but I have learned to see these little creatures as beautiful and unique and quite pleasurable to watch. So, for the sake of helping you take a breath and see the… Continue reading My 500 Words Challenge: Day 9

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My 500 Words Challenge: Day 8

Just write a list. Marriage can be incredibly fun. Here are 5 tips in Part 1 of my article on How To Win At Marriage: Have a sense of humor...together. Life is much easier if you can laugh at yourself right? Think of how much more fun it will be if you can laugh at… Continue reading My 500 Words Challenge: Day 8

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My 500 Words Challenge: Day 7

Write something that you wish someone would have told you 10 or 5 or even one year ago. Life has a way of making us believe that we can see everything in the stage of life we are in. It deceives us into believing that we are always functioning with the whole truth. This will… Continue reading My 500 Words Challenge: Day 7

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My 500 Words Challenge: Day 6

Challenge: Tell Someone Else's Story He sat running the fingertips of his right hand back and forth along the the rim of the wooden desk. The methodical movement eased the stress he was feeling. His left hand held the coffee mug. The coffee mug held whisky. He took another sip and let it burn as… Continue reading My 500 Words Challenge: Day 6

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My 500 Words Challenge: Day 5

Today we are supposed to pick a scene from our life that we will never forget. It was time. Last minute kisses on the cheeks. Tender hands on my shoulders. Sweet smiles reminding me to breathe deep, take it all in, don’t lock my knees. Last minute touches to my face and hair. The basement… Continue reading My 500 Words Challenge: Day 5