wildly

I saw these flowers blooming in the backyard. Oddly placed, amongst tall grass. A subtle reminder that beauty blooms despite a plan. I know I write often about flowers and nature. Growth. That sort of thing. I suppose because I personally see many analogies in this aspect of the world. And I enjoy the outdoors, … More wildly

06.11.18

the day picked for you you had no choice but it fits a June birthday at least I believe so because to me you are sunshine you are the blond head of hair the hospitable one the welcomer capable of addressing anyone perhaps you sometimes think of yourself as winter gray to me, you are … More 06.11.18

roses

Sometimes I need a little reminder. Or a big reminder. I look for signs and my kids laugh at me because of it. And yes, I’ve found that “signs” are often my own creations or convenient circumstantial occurrences which mean nothing significant. A certain song playing on the radio. Someone sending a message at a … More roses

be[e] me

The royal wedding was today, as I’m sure the entire western world is aware. And it got me thinking about names. I find my name dull. DEBBIE. Ordinary. People born during a certain time period. Nothing exciting or unique about it.  What’s the correlation between the royal wedding and names? I’ve always been a proponent … More be[e] me

trees

I was writing, just now. Well, I’m actually righting now, technically. But before now… What I label “sorta like poetry” because truth be told, I’m not a poet. Although I sometimes write in a different style than my blog posts. So I label it “other writings” on my website and just go with it. I … More trees

being well

We’re focusing on wellness where I work. Challenged to eat healthier and exercise more and be accountable. So each Friday morning I text my people. Three other women I work with. I give my little report. Open forum for them to respond if they so choose. And they do. So choose. It’s been a good … More being well

three words

I am a considerer of words. In that I often pick a word or two to focus on for a while. I have two words for this year, 2018. I chose three words for Lent. And currently two words come to mind. Words I find myself contemplating often: community and belonging They go hand in … More three words