“Duck, duck, duck…” Her back rigid, the little blond girl stared straight ahead, lips stretched thin. Each time It came near, her eyes shone with hope. Each time the tap came with a duck, her head dropped a little further. Would she ever get to be goose? Do you remember the game Duck, Duck,… Continue reading Duck, Duck, Goose: A Wee Bit of Encouragement
Let’s face it friends, things get tough. Life happens and sometimes our best laid plans are blown around like the tumbleweeds on the Colorado prairie. I know. I’ve been there. When the strong winds of trouble blow through scrambling and tossing my life, fear creeps in. Often as these times come upon me, I get… Continue reading Ebenezers – Preparing for Things to Get Tough
Sylvia Plath once said that the worst enemy of creativity is self doubt. Such truth in these words. I’ve been dancing with self doubt for many years, and let me tell you, he’s a lousy partner. Self doubt is an expert at leading. The problem is he leads you in the wrong direction. When we… Continue reading The Enemy of Creativity
I confess, I don’t know much about football, but I do have some basic understanding. I know it’s the dream of many high school boys to play in the NFL. They practice and strive to earn a spot to play on a college team. As college comes to an end, the best hope the NFL… Continue reading When the Call Comes
I think there are some things that are universal with women. Feeling beautiful to someone is one of those things we all seem to desire. As a teenager, I turned to magazines for definitions for what the world wanted women to look like. That created some ideas that have really bogged me down over… Continue reading The Beauty of a Woman
The pace of life these days is frenetic. We rush from one thing to the next, until finally dropping into bed at the end of the day. I’m just as guilty as the next person. It always feels like there should be more time. I’m constantly saying, “I thought I had plenty of time. This… Continue reading Are You Weary?
The next month has become very busy for me, so I'm going to be sharing some of my favorite quotes and pictures on Wednesdays. Saturdays will still feature a short story.
My momma loved to watch the TV show Everybody Loves Raymond. There aren’t many shows that she enjoyed that I can watch these days. Most of them make me sad because it reminds me how much I miss her laugh. The other night, my aunt and uncle were in town so I spent the evening… Continue reading How Much Time is There?
So, it's been a little crazy lately with family in town. I planned to work on a story on my day off yesterday, but I came down with something and spent most of the day sleeping. I've been trying to get ahead on some stories so this doesn't happen, but I just don't have anything… Continue reading Excuses, Excuses