Word Art Wednesday – Maya Angelou

Word Art Wednesday

  These words inspire me to continue “The Road We’ve Shared” – one step at a time.

2 Cent Tuesday – Maya Angelou

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Sorry I’m a day late – story of my life…  nothing in the news caught my attention yesterday so I was going to skip it… then this piece of sad news came across my screen.  It’s a different kind of sad.  Different from the violence in Santa Barbara.  Different from the sadness that came over … Continue reading

Music Monday – Remembering Granddaddy Bill

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In my lifetime, I’ve gone through different stages when it comes to jewelry.  There was a time, in my early twenties, when I had rings for every finger.  I’ve had favorite bracelets, and a slew of watches to match different moods.  My ears are pierced, twice, and I used to love finding unique ways to … Continue reading

Soulful Sunday

You control your perspective

I’ve said before that I”m not comfortable asking for help.  I grew up watching my mother who was always in control – even, and especially when she wasn’t.   I guess some of that sunk in strangely because now I have problems posing even the most simple requests.  This week was certainly a lesson in humility … Continue reading

Silent Saturday

Pebbles

 

Just for Fun Friday – You Posted that on Facebook?!

Just for fun Friday

I often wonder WHY ON EARTH people post some of the things they do.  Apparently – Ellen does too.     Thanks Ellen for making me laugh!   Do you have anything on your Facebook page that Ellen would find funny?  Anything you hope your mother won’t EVER see?  Any friends post embarrassing photos of … Continue reading

Thoroughly Josh Thursday – Thunderstorms

Thoroughly Josh Tursday

    Today’s Joshism: “This big guy not scared. Just a little”     The lack of white noise from my fan wakes me up.  It’s pitch dark in the room, but I can see the beam of a flashlight outside my door.  It’s quiet, too quiet.  Then I hear his voice: “Sam, you okay?” … Continue reading

Word Art Wednesday – Things I Love

Word Art Wednesday

I participated in a seminar for writers last night.  It was hosted by Delve Writing – anyone interested in learning the craft of writing should really check them out (Thanks Mardra for introducing me to them).  This particular session was about “voice.”  One of the prompts was to write 15 specific things you love in … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday – Down syndrome & Prom Porn

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There’s been a lot of talk about news articles that feature young adults who have Down syndrome and are nominated as Prom King or Queen.  One of my favorite blogger/writers, Professor David Perry sums up the criticism of these pieces in his articles about “sweetness porn.” I question the significance of voting kids with DS … Continue reading

Music Monday – “I’m a Bee Gees fan”

I Love the Bee Gees

      Yes, there you have it.  Ridicule if you must.  Trust me, I heard it all growing up.  Everyone loved to tease me about my love of the Gibb brothers – at this age, I don’t care anymore. So today’s video is one of my favorites “You Win Again.” First, there’s a great … Continue reading

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