Saturday, September 11, 2021
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Or, how flipped upside-down my home life is right now.
But, for some reason I feel lead to write about control.
In all the stuff going crazy in my life right now, I have one thing I can control. It's just about the ONLY thing I can control right now...meal prep.
I actually took the time to plan, shop, and prep breakfast and lunch for the week.
For everything else, God is going to have to work it out.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
In the Shadow of Addiction
(Originally published April 1, 2021)
then the next and the next and the next
fear and anxiety worn like a cloak
oh, that it was on invisibility
Prayers sent up
waiting and hoping and waiting and hoping and
Be. Ever. So. Quiet.
Do. Not. Awaken. The. BEAST
Hide yourself away from ITS distorted view
Behind closed doors
Excuses, Excuses, Excuses
In The Shadow of Addiction
EVERYONE suffers the shame
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Slice of Life
Almost every evening, around 7:30pm, when the sun is in just the right position to shade the street in my tree-lined neighborhood, I walk my Princey-Poo-Poo.
Yesterday evening, the cicadas were louder than I remember during any other walk.
Their music started out mezzo, or moderately soft, but only for second, before rising to a crescendo that was almost deafening (not really).
As I listened, I thought, I'm experiencing a symphony of cicadas.
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
I absolutely did not want to leave the house today, except to run a specific errand. But, I could tell my recently-graduated daughter was eager to get out. She spent the last 3 years making a life in Austin, but is now in transition as she moves back home. So, I did my best to extend our outing as much as I could.
1. Petco - to return an unneeded item
2. Michael's - to browse the isles
3. Marshalls / Home Goods - to check out the gourmet foods
4. Starbucks - for a late lunch and cold drinks
5. TJ Maxx - since it's on the way home (and they also have gourmet foods)
We didn't need to, nor did we, spend a lot of money. Because, today was more about spending time.
Quality Time is her Love Language after all.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
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