Missing in Action

I know I’ve been missing the last couple of days and it’s not for any reason in particular. Everything is fine. I don’t even have the winter blues yet,. I’ve been busy writing and just haven’t been out in the real world enough to have anything worth talking about. I am putting the finishing touches […]

A Little Time Goes a Long Way

I know I’ve mentioned my daycare babies a time or two. But instead of making you search back in the archives to find it (because I couldn’t) I’ll just remind you. I used to work at a daycare when my kids were younger. It was a great way to make money and spend time with […]

Death and Marriage

I read this story today. I heard about it last night but fell asleep before the news came on. It’s not the first time I’ve heard a story about a couple who had been married for fifty or seventy-five years dying within hours of each other. It actually happens all the time. If you google […]

And Then There Was Mail

I finally got my mailbox put up today. I’ve had to go to the post office for the last month to collect my mail because Zeus traumatized the mailman.¬† I knew the day was coming that I wouldn’t be able to pick up the mail. That day was yesterday. I went to get my mail […]


Fear. It’s such a tiny little word and yet it rules every single thing in our lives. We cram homework in high school and college because we fear not graduating. We stop to put gas in our cars when the light comes on because we fear having to walk a mile with an obvious red […]

Praying for Death

It’s been a year and three months since Joe was beaten into a coma in a Middle Tennessee prison. He technically woke up from it, but he is not awake. I applied for a medical furlough a year ago. I still haven’t heard anything. I haven’t been able to make it to Nashville in months […]