But… I Can’t Do that…Can I?

Month’s ago someone Tweets “What is your favorite running song?” Seriously? There really is such a thing? I mean unless there is a song called running makes me vomit, I just didn’t see the point. Being as he was training for a triathalon I’m thinking he was serious. So replied. “C is for cookie” by…

Sacred Beauty

A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.  ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe       It is my fourth trip to Nashville,…

RIP Michael Jackson

I don’ t care what you think about his life. His choices or anything else. I grew up with the Jackson 5 playing on my radio. I went to college dancing to Michael’s songs and lovin every minute of it. Michael Jackson is to Pop Music what Elvis Presley was to Rock and Roll. He…

Of Whine and Roses

“When you do tell your story, don’t sound like the victim. If you do, you’ll sound like you’re whining. Just be truthful in telling your story and aim to discover that slice of humanity that others can relate to.” David Pierce, author of “Don’t Let Me Go.” Ever pick up a case of the whines…

Father’s Day Dinner

I’ll be honest. I have not cooked for a few months now. Life has been  hectic and I’ve simply taken the cheaters route of filling the fridge up with wraps and various simple to create sundries and have told my family to “have at it.” And then we went to The Cove. Wow, was I ever…

Where Nobody knows your name.

Do you remember the opening song for that old TV show “Cheers?” “Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name.”  la da de da.. Well, we needed time to unplug and go where no one really knew our name. We needed time to meet new faces, and new people and see new sights….

An Awesome Day

I gave birth – via C-Cection – to a wonderful 7 lb 1 oz baby boy on June 10, 1993. Dillon’s lungs were not fully developed and he was what they call a “blue baby” and he was rushed to the EOPC at St Francis Hospital, where he spent 14 days before they let me…

Cliff Diving in Oklahoma, Lessons on Letting Go

My son Charlie jumped off a cliff last month while in Belize, answering the age old question  “If your friends all jumped off a cliff would you do it too?” Apparently the correct answer is “YES Mom, I would. “ Cliff jumping was his moment of facing his fears (heights) and even though it goes against…