There came a day when she could no longer keep her heart guarded from the hurt and pain, locked way behind the impenetrable walls she built. It was time to unlock the gates and step into the light, freeing her spirit to seek the happiness that was waiting for her.
I haven't said much about this before because when I make announcements, I tend to jinx the results. Injury, and inertia were what vexed me in the past, but hopefully, barring another jinx, I can be successful. For the last five or six weeks, I've been out walking and exercising again. (If you follow me … Continue reading You look mah-velous
It all started with my mom, or maybe even as far back as with her mother. My mother is a beautiful woman, but for my entire life, she was always so harsh about her appearance. She thought she was too fat, or too grey, or too this or too that. I don’t remember her ever … Continue reading A mother’s legacy
"There are none so blind, as those who will not see.” All I can do is shake my head. There’s no talking to her. All she does anymore is speak in clichés and movie quotes. I don’t believe she even knows what half of it really means. The other’s hang on her every word. "Ooohhing" … Continue reading Beer goggles
Life changes, transforms Summer turns to fall, adapt Shed the old, reborn Haiku Friday is hosted by Lou at LouCeeL. Next month, I turn 50. I'm determined that my second 50 years, be as exciting as my first. If I want changes, if I want adventure, I have to make it happen and not wait … Continue reading Shed the old