That Time I Almost Died

Technology is a lovely thing; until it isn’t.  Here is the story of how I almost died on my first day in the forest. It has been a month since we moved from the woods to the forest. I documented my moving adventure on social media, so I won’t rehash that here.  If you are […]

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The Ballad of the Sleepless Reader

Almost asleep. Right on the cusp. Perhaps the most vulnerable a human is during any given day. A sense of floating, where sound can be heard but barely understood. In this moment of near unconsciousness the merest of noises, lights, shifts of atmosphere can jerk one from a restful night’s sleep to a nightmare filled […]

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A Dozen Donuts on the Side of the Road

The other day I was driving down the street in Springfield, trying to get somewhere quickly because I had approximately 30 minutes to get over an hour’s worth of things done.  It seems these days I spend a lot of time trying to cram as much as I possibly can into the couple of days […]

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My Coffee Maker Died This Week

It’s Fall, y’all!  And the temp is actually below 80, so we are WINNING! I got up early this Saturday morning to take the dog out and actually experienced a chill in the air.  It was magical – almost like God said “I love you a lot today, and I decided to stop the sweating […]

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I’ve never seen Richard III, but the first line is pretty on point…

I feel like I should just put a disclaimer on the top of all my posts: “Sorry I’ve not written in a while – life you know.” Might save some time in the writing process, and ease the guilt when I see the date of the last post (JULY) and it is (SEPTEMBER)!  Oh well, […]

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Bucket List – Top 20

Have I told you I love tennis?  If not – I love tennis.  I can’t play for squat, but I enjoy watching it.  I can’t even remember when my obsession with the game began.  We didn’t play or watch tennis in my house growing up. I think I maybe tried a few times in college […]

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