Watering Dead Plants

I am a murderer.  Of flowers and plants that is.

For whatever reason, when I was born, the part of your brain that has the capacity to take care of living things such as flowers, plants, and other blooming items, was completely left out of me.  But I have tried.

And tried.

And tried. Continue reading

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Irreplaceable

“What is wrong with you????”

This was the question thrown at me today at lunch when someone found out I was a 42 year old single woman.  When I told them I had never been married and didn’t have any prospects, they reacted as though I had just told them I ate small children for breakfast. Continue reading

I Am, I Am, I Am

I am a big fan of fruit.  There is just something enticingly yummy about a big apple, grapefruit, or orange. However, there is nothing worse then anticipating a big Juicy bite, to only find a hollow, dry, and un-tasty mess.

The fact that I am a big ole nerd has never been a hidden fact. I love to watch PBS, listen to NPR, and yes, I absolutely ADORE reading the classics. Perhaps I am what is classified as an old soul. Continue reading

Taking Back My Consent

Words are powerful things. They can be used to inspire, bless, and encourage, but they can also tear down, destroy, and kill. Even a word as Tiny as the words “NO” can have a significant effect on how we view ourselves.   We can let them take us to the highest of highs or to the lowest of lows. We can embrace them, or dwell on them.

The power all belongs to us. Continue reading

A Little Spring Cleaning

I am packrat.

There, I said it.

I save all kinds of crazy things.

My dress I wore for my high school Graduation 23 years ago.
My Swatch watch I had in 8th grade back in 8th grade.
My favorite pair of blue jeans from 1996
The charger from every cellphone I have EVER owned.
Countless socks without matching mates. Continue reading