It was April 1992 when my parents finalized their divorce. I didn’t know what the word meant, but I didn’t like the sound of it. I knew that nothing good came from it.
I’m sure my husband would want to regrow his hair just so he can pull it out, if he lived with my family…so there, we’re even. We’d be bald-headed together actually. Although this summer DID NOT go as planned, we survived. We survived everything that life threw our way as we will continue to do.
Texas is a Coke (Coca-Cola) state, but Chicago is a Pepsi city. I wanted to see how authentically authentic this place would be to Chicago. They had Coke…Strike 1.
Valentine’s Week Series Day 7: My First Love
Ever since I can remember, you have always been there. Trying to help me navigate through this thing called life. … More
Time to be Selfish
Not wanting to make others uncomfortable is why I have kept my mouth closed. I hate it, but I continue to put other people’s feelings before mine. I continue to think of their comfort, so I always swallow what I want to say. Always waiting for the right time. There’s never going to be a right time.
Gone, but not forgotten on Christmas
The song ‘s declaration is indeed true because Christmas isn’t the same without your family around to share it with you. I can no longer run to them and see their happy faces during the holiday season. I can always think back to our last Christmas together, but it’s nothing like actually touching their warm skin and hearing their gentle voice as we talk over dinner and tell jokes.
Santa Isn’t the Only One Coming to Town
As the days of December seem to swiftly drift by, we are getting closer to the Big Day! Are you ready for it all that the day brings? Not only is Santa Claus coming to town, but for many, so is family! This means mental preparedness at the ready.
Moving for Love
Moving to an new city, can be a daunting experience. The presence of Alone, is all around You. Trying to learn this new place…trying to learn a new culture is, scary. Even if you have moved because of Love.
Now that my Belly is Full…
Welp, now that my belly is full and my feet are no longer tired…Thanksgiving 2017 was pretty awesome. We had a few friends come over, watched a horrible game of American Football, watched kids play videogames, and talked about memories of parents calling us from downstairs to come upstairs to pass them remote controllers that would have been faster to get than the time it took us to actually come all the way up the stairs to give it to them.
After Hurricane Harvey: Back to School
School begins tomorrow, September 11. We already had our first day of school on August 21 (The day of the Lunar Eclipse), but that week was cut short by Hurricane Harvey. Thursday, August 24, was the last day of school for that week.
A Donut, A Spider, and Me
So before we had time to catch the spider to determine if it was poisonous, my Knight in Shining Armor vanquished the evil creature by vigorously smiting him until nothing about him could be made out. It was most honorable!
Day 4: Escape from Hurricane Harvey
Harvey came in quite differently than his brother Ike from nine years ago. He wants to stay awhile and not be overlooked. Harvey is surely attempting to not be looked at as just the younger brother that came and went. His older brother Ike didn’t come to play games either and changed how people thought Hurricanes were supposed to behave, just as their older twin sisters Katrina and Rita did in 2005. Harvey is out to prove a point. He is the “long night”.
My circle is extremely small and those few people KNOW me. They know when I am uncomfortable and they know when I need to recharge. They can also tell if I am saying things because I am uncomfortable, and not because I am trying to be rude.
God, Gold, & Glory: Should I Celebrate the 4th of July?
Today in America, the sounds of laughter entangled with music and good times will be heard all around. The air will be…
Today is YOUR Day
Today is the beginning of not a new chapter, but a new book in your life. A new year of new adventures awaits you. Many tragedies, defeats, triumphs, and victories may be played out this year in this drama called life…