Tag: Family

Serendipity Happened in My Living Room

There I was sitting in my living room, minding my own business, typing a text to my niece (or so I thought).  I pushed the send button on my iphone and waited for a response.  The response I got was definitely not what I… Continue Reading “Serendipity Happened in My Living Room”

My Secret Life…CASA

In February of 2011 I started the Advocacy class for CASA of Williamson County.  It was an intensive two month training.  Background checks and self assessments completed, I graduated in March 2011.  I was very excited to be a part of this organization.  I’ve always… Continue Reading “My Secret Life…CASA”

I Don’t Have All of the Answers

A few weeks ago we sold a bed on Craigslist and the gentlemen that came to pick it up was close to my age and we were talking about kids.   The bed had many pieces to it so my husband, this gentlemen and myself… Continue Reading “I Don’t Have All of the Answers”

Has Anyone Seen My Sense of Humor???

My morning started abruptly with a phone call from a certain sibling who will remain anonymous due to the fact that the evidence would most certainly incriminate him.  I must think this one through because some points are well…pointless. Let’s talk about generational curses… Continue Reading “Has Anyone Seen My Sense of Humor???”

“How long you had them teeth Earl?”

I grew up not really knowing what a father was.  I had moments where there glimpses of the possibilities but that experience would not be mine until I became an adult and had a family of my own. My stepfather Doyle came into my… Continue Reading ““How long you had them teeth Earl?””

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother

What makes a mother a mom?  I can honestly say that it really has nothing to do with biology.  Some people may disagree but let me explain where I come from with this opinion. When I was a kid, I had a vision of… Continue Reading “Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother”

And the boy becomes a man

In a decade not too far removed there was a boy who was full of vigor, curiosity, rage and downright defiance. He would argue the sky was pink just to hear the exasperation in his mother’s voice. She wouldn’t dare mention trivial facts or… Continue Reading “And the boy becomes a man”

It is what it is…

It is what it is…that’s my mom’s new mantra.  It doesn’t really commit to a positive or negative view yet there is a simple acceptance and acknowledgement that something has happened that we cannot change.  Sometimes circumstances in life are unchangeable but we still… Continue Reading “It is what it is…”

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