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Tag Archives: Life
In an effort to be uplifting, news programs tend to end with a short, feel good piece. Using this strategy last night, the final news story was about a father-daughter dance class, highlighting African American fathers and their young dance … Continue reading
Under a bush, an imprint in the rocks lined with little bits and bobbles discarded by nature, new life emerges. Feather fluff of quail and empty shells remains.
Beneath us a persistence, a resilience, an unwavering need to grow, move forward, live. And from that pulse, sprout over root, leaf over sprout, climbing up and out, there is strength and beauty.
We are coffee drinkers. We drink Starbucks dark roast beans, lovingly ground the night before and nestled into a dry, crisp filter in our pre-programmed coffeemaker, set to brew a perfect pot just minutes before our alarm goes off. If … Continue reading
A week and a half ago I introduced a new houseplant into our home. The odds are stacked against it for several reasons, the top three reasons being: me, our cats, and me. To shrug off the responsibility and the … Continue reading
Carter likes things that are old (I refuse to use the word antique because some of the items he view as antique are from the 80’s). He also likes things that are sweet. He has recently become enthralled with his … Continue reading
Now that we are consistently in the triple digits here in Phoenix, Husband has decided it is time to do some roof maintenance, maintenance he has been putting off. Apparently we have a plethora of ladders, ranging from the very … Continue reading
I came to the harsh realization yesterday that I have reached the Oatmeal-Old Age. No, I’m not at the Plain Oatmeal-Old Age, yet. I’m more at the Raisins, Nuts, and Brown Sugar Oatmeal-Old Age. Don’t get me wrong, I know … Continue reading
This is what happens when I take the mattress protector off to wash it. How do they know?