No More MLM Pills

Topics this week have been tough for me to nail down. There are so many options; COVID-19, mask wearing, political opinions, missing children, so much news, both local and national. For instance, are the rumors true that the City of Salina is really broke?? I hear rumor after rumor with little to no information to […]

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Tootsie

“Toot toot Tootsie, good-bye! Toot toot Tootsie, don’t cry!”….I think I was 7, but then again, everything happened at 7….pretty sure that’s when I walked into Gram’s house and I heard the console stereo belting out Al Jolson singing Toot Toot Tootsie! The video is kind of amusing! I thought that was the funniest song […]

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No Merry Christmas Letter….but Merry Christmas!

Like many of you, part of my Christmas tradition was to create and send the standard Christmas photo card or letter to all of my friends and family but last year was different and this year isn’t looking any more promising. The sad truth is that the older I get, the more I realize that […]

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Grumpy … … …

I’m feeling like I don’t want to roll in this world today….or possibly tomorrow and maybe even the next day!! I go through stages where the stimulation of the outside world makes my insides shake like I am standing on the edge of Niagara Falls feeling the earth rumble! I’m there! I wouldn’t say it’s […]

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THAT’S ALL FOR TODAY!!

OK!! Kids listen!! This is really how life works! Today, I am the fireman. I have been putting out the fires at work, after a long/short night letting my daughter catch up on some sleep, while I stayed up with my brand new granddaughter, Allie Ann! I got home at almost 2 am and finally […]

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Worrying …. It Doesn’t Change A Thing!

The wind is blowing from the southwest this morning and the Fall weather feels more like Winter is right behind. Normally, Mike is the one who gets up and goes out to the garage to feed the dogs, but this week he is gone and I have been up in the dark to feed that […]

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Not Sure What to Call This One….

This has been a summer like no other. I have worked more this year than I ever thought my body could possibly take. I sleep away the weekends because I can’t move and I have missed more sunny days because of sleeping the weekend away than I care to remember. I am thankful for the […]

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🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my love of the English language and how when I was a kid I would read a Thesaurus just for fun. Somehow in our attempt to “simplify” everything we have created an entire language with emojis and I doubt anyone under the age of 20 knows what a […]

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Today

2019.. update before I repost. My lofty goal is the same on this 5th year of Dad’s earthly exit… I have been sick in bed for 6 days now….it makes the reality worse because he was my first call when I got sick. Here’s to some zinc, vitamin C, and hot tea. I miss you […]

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IT’S BELTANE!!! IT’S MAY DAY!!

Originally posted May 1, 2018. Reposting When I was a little girl I looked forward to the first of May with more happiness and anticipation than I did Christmas!!  It was my chance to sneak in and surprise those I loved and it was the best feeling of the entire year!! If it happened to […]

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Fallout

I’ve been thinking, again. I have been watching and waiting and hoping, again. I have given a lot of thought to the friendships in my life and I have come up with the differences in “friendships of old and friendships of Facebook”. This is a horrible time in our history in my opinion. I have […]

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10,950 days

I have been thinking a lot today about the journey I have taken in the last 30 years. Granted, I haven’t taken it alone and for that I am eternally grateful, but man, oh man have their been twists and turns! I was thinking about how we got engaged and married in 6 whirlwind weeks. […]

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Today is your day to think

I don’t know if you have noticed or not, but lately my writing has been lax. Not really just lax, but few and far between. This happens to me when I feel completely overwhelmed by life and the sheer amount of topics that are weighing heavily on my mind. There is no doubt that it […]

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You do You my Chickens

Warning! This could piss you off. Don’t care. I’m not looking for a fight and I’m not angry with anyone except people who continually make snarky comments toward what I will call, my group of people! I am so overly happy for people who never have to know what it’s like to live inside a […]

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Peace Like a Pond

Confession. This has been some of the best two weeks in my life. I am thankful for so much but mostly for the slow down. I don’t feel rushed. I don’t feel that people are demanding their stuff be done right this second. I don’t feel pushed and I don’t feel the heaviness that often […]

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I Quit

I need to write. It’s 11:02pm and like many of you, my brain won’t shut off. Tonight’s topic brought to you by Covid 19. The gift that keeps on giving. We used to say that about herpes, now herpes is the last thing I think about!! Lol! I am tired a lot. You all know […]

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And I Panicked

Well it’s official! The Queen of Worry has finally pegged the anxiety meter and has created the self imposed need for excess toilet paper to get through this crisis. No kidding. I had the most amazing get away in the heat and the sand and I had to fly back into Denver via Phoenix. I […]

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Gone With The….

I feel like Scarlet O’Hara in Gone With the Wind, (which anyone who knows me well, knows that is my favorite movie of all time!) when she goes to the mill and tells Ashley Wilkes that she can’t think because when she’s wearing a new bonnet “all the figures run right out of my head.” […]

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3 years—-

Three years ago, at 4:30 in the morning I woke up in a hotel room in Cleveland. While it sounds like some weird night of partying gone wrong, it wasn’t. I walked into the all white bathroom and closed the door so I didn’t wake up Mike and I began to pray. I was so […]

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