mac & cheese

I had two Thanksgiving meals this week and my daughter, when I spoke to her via phone, stated, “Isn’t it a little early?” I suppose that yes, it’s early to be celebrating Thanksgiving, but it’s November so why not? Thanksgiving is quite possibly my favorite holiday. Because of a few reasons. Mainly because it encompasses … More mac & cheese

windows

A man came to my house today to look at a broken window. The plan is he will get back to me after the holidays about fixing it. It’s cracked. In need of repair. A small window. I am reminded, inside my head, of small windows. As in time. My daughter is currently home. As … More windows

happy xmas

I have many thoughts circulating through my mind as I begin writing this. As I often do… Anyway, please do not allow yourself to become agitated by the term “xmas”. By using it in the title of this entry, I am not meaning to remove “Christ” from Christmas. Because let’s be real….Christmas is the celebration … More happy xmas

hate to be

I’m thankful for them, yet I hate to be a worry. This week at least two friends have asked if I am okay. They were legitimately concerned. Which means I am showing the outward signs of not being so. Here’s the thing……. I am fairly decent at hiding the down and outs of everyday life. … More hate to be

blue

A woman arrested. I saw the officers walk her out of the house. Four police cars out front. They escorted her to the police van. Which was in addition to the cruisers. My mind went inside the house. Does she have children? Did they see the arrest? What was her crime? Drugs? I witnessed it while running. … More blue

unlikely

November. The month when we list out what we’re thankful for. I taught a children’s lesson recently. Since it’s the month in which we celebrate Thanksgiving, why not utilize the obvious theme of gratitude? Yes, that’s the topic I chose. Have you ever asked a group of kids, ages varying from 4 years old to sixth … More unlikely