Losing a loved one is probably one of life’s most difficult paths to walk. There is something so terribly hard about seeing their bodies lowered down into the cold, dark ground, knowing we have to walk away and won’t see them again in this life. Maybe that is why, between our need to make it … More A Seemingly Sweet But Totally Untrue Sentiment
My mama always said that the older she got the more she had to say goodbye to her family and friends. I am finding out just how right she was. Still reeling from the unexpected death of my sister-in-law, yet another family member has died, this time from the ravishes of that hateful disease called … More Until We Meet Again
Every single day is a gift. Unfortunately, too many of those days we fail to stop and recognize that fact. Sometimes it takes a sudden jolt to wake us up to notice how precious each day truly is. This past Friday my family had one of those jolts. It was completely unexpected and we were … More The Fragility of Life
Tomorrow’s eclipse is all the rage. The newspaper is full of articles and social media boasts post after post about it. I’ve seen where some people say this eclipse is a sign from God directed to America. Well, I sure can’t tell you whether or not that is true. I do know eclipses have played … More The Solar Eclipse – Is It A Sign From God?
In its 80th year of production, The Lost Colony is the outdoor drama that brings to the stage the story of the English settlement on the Roanoke River whose whereabouts still remain a mystery. My sister, my 2 grandchildren and I had the privilege to relive that time earlier this week. Because my sister and … More Learning From The Past
It’s amazing how we can adjust to change even when we really don’t care for change. Yes, it takes time, but the adjustment does eventually come. As I find myself almost a 6 year widow, I realize my life has taken on its own rhythm. Most days I am happy as a clam … More Wading Through This Life
We rode and rode and rode! It seemed like we would never get to our destination. I questioned if it was even worth my time. Being a lousy traveler– think motion sickness–didn’t help even a little bit. But we did finally arrive and yes, it was worth it!!!! My excitement mounted as we drove the … More Shortening My Bucket List