self grace

People joke often, using the phrase, “livin’ the dream”. It’s generally when we find ourselves doing something not so pleasant right? And we choose to be sarcastic. But here’s the thing. This is Mother’s Day weekend and as I sit here and contemplate…I’m happy that my two kids are, to an extent, living their dream(s). … More self grace

grace

As I consider Christmas, and what I’d give myself if I gave myself gifts, I consider grace. The word grace. Plain. Simple. New year. Resolutions. Goals. Thoughts as to what I want to change. The word, again, comes to my mind. Grace. Give myself grace. I am not perfect. I am a person. Over and … More grace

June is like December

I came to a realization the other day.  June is like December.  For me, anyway.  There’s so much happening.  Starting in May.  Events, holidays, celebrations, etc.  I have counted 13 happenings in my calendar between May 11 and the end of June.  Some were major life events like my son’s high school graduation.  Some were … More June is like December

So I Planted Flowers

This is the third Spring we’ve lived on Loudon Avenue. Our first taught me a gardening lesson:  Our backyard is not conducive to gardening.  Our second taught me that I am not a master container vegetable gardener. So, this Spring, I planted flowers only, sans one cherry tomato plant gifted to me.  Mind you, I … More So I Planted Flowers