My Mind Overflowith

Imagine taking a large pitcher of water and completely emptying it into a small glass.  While the glass will be full… the excess water will spill over the glass and run in all different directions.   This is what was happening to me, when I decided to walk away from my…

Memories Monday: The Goldfish Switch

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory” Dr Seuss   The Goldfish Switch: When our son, Thomas, turned 8 years old, we got him a goldfish.  He was so excited to have a fish of his very own.  He named…

Color Me Bloggiful

When you enter a room the first thing most of us notice is the color.  Some colors make you cringe, while others give you a sense of calm.  The same goes for the clothes people wear… if you see a person wearing two colors that do not work together…

Bear With Me

I am currently working on recreating my blog… So far I have gone from a wordpress.com site to a wordpress.org site.  I am learning the ins and outs of getting my blog “out there”.  I need followers and better content.  I have also been playing…

The Humor of Getting Older

Joan Collins once said, “Age is just a number. It’s totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.” When we are younger, we long to be older so we can be more independent.  Somewhere along our timelines we stop wanting to…

Scars

** This post was mean to be part of the Daily Prompt, but took much longer to write out. Scar, flaw, mark, injury, memory, defect, fault A young man is getting ready for his high school graduation.  Before puts on his brand new crisp white polo with crocodile on the on…

The Double Standard Dilemma

We seem to live in a world full of double standards…

Calm

In the past few years, I have taught myself how to paint a picture using the tools in Photoshop.  This painting is by far, my best work.  Every time I look at it, a sense of calm rushes over me. How does it make you feel? Save…

Die With Dignity

I have this amazing friend.  She has been a part of my life for over 25 years.  My friend is fierce, strong, a good mother, a great wife, brave, and she is dying.  About 7 years ago she was diagnosed with Carcinoid Syndrome, which is when a rare cancerous tumor…

More Than a Teacher

Do you know what the most undervalued profession is in the United States today? You guessed it, teaching.  Maybe some of you feel the same way.  However, I can tell you, without a doubt in my mind, that none of you would be blogging or reading without help from a…