Family

When I hear the story of how my father “chin-checked” my step-father over spanking me when I was 3 years old, I feel special. I feel like a “daddy’s girl” – even today as a woman in my fifties. Every year I think about the time I lost with my father. Would he be proud…

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My last post was on Monday, May 8th.  I was in a good place mentally and physically.  As the week progressed things changed.  This was truly a week that I will never forget. On Saturday, May 13th, my beloved Aunt Joyce passed away in North Carolina.  Initially, I cried inconsolably.  At this point, I felt…

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As my mother’s only offspring, I am relieved that she decided to let go of many of her coveted possessions that became a burden to maintain as she aged.   In the past week, I have thought many times of what it would feel like if I were sifting and sorting through her things under…

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My son graduated from high school on May 19th!  I’m so happy and proud of him.  I haven’t blogged or anything because I was focused on finishing the year as a student, teacher, and mother of a graduate.  It’s been busy!!!!  🎓 I’m happy to be back❤️.

It’s interesting how over TIME people bend the TRUTH. This morning I received a phone call from my mother that turned into quite unpleasant dialog.   She remembers a situation one way and I have a completely different recollection. I love my mother; however, I do not always get along with her.   Admittedly, it…

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