Tornado

Tornado Southern storms always carry the possibility of tornadoes. Most southerners don’t give it a second thought. Unless, they have experienced the devastation a tornado can bring they are just considered an inconvenience. Unfortunately, my hometown had experienced loss in a major way one year when it hit the high school and killed eight children. …

Tornado

Southern storms always carry the possibility of tornadoes. Most southerners don’t give it a second thought. Unless, they have experienced the devastation a tornado can bring they are just considered an inconvenience. Unfortunately, my hometown had experienced loss in a major way one year when it hit the high school and killed eight children.  Many…

Riding Mower

The grass stood up to my hip. Sweat ran down my back. Outside temperature was ninety-five with humidity at one hundred percent. I could not force myself to push the mower around my little acre lot again. Learning how to use the riding mower was the only way. I walked out to the garage feeling…

Keep It Simple

In making a blog, I spent countless hours trying to learn everything I could find. There is so much online about how to start a blog. I got lost in the sea of information. Overwhelmed and frustrated became a way of life. I knew I was making it harder than it had to be, but…

Eating

Something you have to do every day. In the beginning it may be tough. Eating alone is hard. Figuring out how to make meals for one person is also hard. Both can be overcome. Maybe your mate did all the cooking. That’s ok. Learning to cook for one is doable. If you can read, you…

Midnight Musings

Why do the moon and stars fascinate me? I suppose it’s because when I look up and see how vast the world really is my problems don’t seem so big. Someone always has it worse. Someone, maybe even one house over, has deeper non-fixable issues. Yes, I may be dealing with this or that but…

Cry

It’s okay to cry. Holding in all the downs of life is like trying to hold water in your hand. There is no point in pretending to be up and alright. It is going to come out eventually. If you don’t let the tears flow when something happens, you will look like a crazy person…

Dating

At some point after becoming single you may find that you have a need to no longer be single. I would like to show you a comparison. 1984 Fall leaves crunching under your feet. The distant smell of rain in the air. A cold chill down your spine. The sound of music and announcements over…

Control

Today we are going to talk about victory. A win can be large or small. Some will be non-important to some while it is everything to another. The victory today is large no matter where you are in the world of material things. Yes, it may be a material thing, but it is one of…