Category: #BeReal

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When Modesty Forces You To Eat Your Own Words

Remember these? Buttons/lapel pins/whatever you want to call them, they were popular back in the day. I had a few. Still have some of them. One of my favorites was this one that said “My charm, beauty, and honesty are only exceeded by my modesty.” It was my favorite because it...

Some Advice For The New Year 5

Some Advice For The New Year

  No, I haven’t disappeared or fallen into a black hole. I’m still here. Just taking a much needed break. I’ve had a lot of personal things going on in my life this month and I’ve needed to back away from things and take a breath or two. I’m hoping the...

Dear Despair, Here’s A Hug 5

Dear Despair, Here’s A Hug

I had a full weekend so I have been catching up with the poetry prompts I missed while I was busy. So, if you signed up for email notifications/posts you will be/have received three separate email posts. I apologize for spamming your inbox. But I’m all caught up and hopefully will...

Love Her As She Is 3

Love Her As She Is

I know this amazing woman who has the most beautiful blue eyes I’ve ever seen. She says she has alien eyes but I think they’re rather gorgeous. And she has a voice that’s like warm honey. Sometimes, I don’t think she realizes how deeply her words touch people, and how, even...

Straight From My Heart Love Will Never End 0

Straight From My Heart Love Will Never End

Two years ago this very day I was in Amarillo spending the last birthday he would ever have with my dad. Well, actually, yesterday was that day. My kids and I drove up from Dallas to surprise him. Three kids in a Jeep Compass on a six to seven hour drive....

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#BeReal

Today I get Real and Personal over on Hastywords. She was kind enough to post my #BeReal and what that means to me. It was hard to talk about and under normal circumstances, I don’t open up to people to this extent. But some things need to be heard, and I...

It’s My First Video Blog!!!! 3

It’s My First Video Blog!!!!

Yep, that’s right. My first attempt at vlogging. Some notes about this video: 1. I was nervous-excuse the um’s and moments where I stumble over my tongue. 2. My brain works on warp speed sometimes and it takes awhile for my mouth to catch up-sometimes my brain stops mid-tracks and I...

#BeReal by Hastywords 2

#BeReal by Hastywords

Hastywords, a blog acquaintance and very sweet lady, has begun a blog series called #BeReal. It’s an incredible series being written about and spoken of by many bloggers on the interwebs. It’s about being who you are, whomever that might be, and learning not to judge others. It’s about realizing that...

There Are Girls In My House 3

There Are Girls In My House

My best friend, Laura, and her brood plus one friend, are visiting from Chicago. That means I have five extra people in my house. That also means I am not outnumbered now. There are a total of five females here, and my boys are happy about this. Every single one of...

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