2012: Prioritize Joy, Now!

2012: Prioritize Joy, Now! Touched by my friend Nanette (whom I’ve met IRL a couple of times, but feel I’ve known in my soul for a lifetime or two), I give you my newly-stolen 2012 mantra: “Prioritize joy, now!” Now, go read her words of inspiration and the post that instigated her’s. And Nanette, Friend, […]

Mini-vacay Day Three

On the last day of our Mini-vacay, we were forced to get up early and check out of our cabin so we could make… The morning Gorge tour was a bit early for me: 9am. The people there were clearly more “morning” than I am. But, with the help of caffeine, and after we finished […]

The Pong

I have several friends with whom I could talk for hours upon hours. Usually, it’s because we haven’t seen each other in days/weeks/months and there is much to share. Sometimes, it’s just the drama that has unfolded in the last ~24 hours since we talked before. These talks always meander and wander from one topic […]

HELLthcare & Hospitals

Grandaddy Fell On Wednesday March 30th, Grandaddy fell in his driveway. He cracked some ribs. He was hospitalized for 2.5 weeks and then transferred to a rehab center, which is just a different floor of the same building with a different company. On April 4th or 5th, I called Mom to talk about some paperwork […]

10 Years Ago Today

Happy Anniversary to us! One decade ago, we said said, “I Do” while surrounded by the love of ~300 of our family/friends. It was our perfect day. We filled the church with bluebonnet scented candles early that day to fill the church with their gorgeous smell. The weather was perfect. Father John opened the windows […]