Dirt

My garden is a luxury item I can't help but afford because walking through the gate is my favorite form of therapy.  I find more joy in spraying myself with mosquito repellant and putting on a headlamp to garden in the moonlight, than I have ever found on a date. My tomatoes are starting to…

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30 Days of Truth, Day 26

Day 26 — Have you ever thought about giving up on life? If so, when and why? Someone close to me committed suicide when I was in high school. David hung out with us and was really close to my ex-husband. He waved goodbye one day as we left for lunch, went home and shot himself.…

30 Days of Truth, Day 22

Day 22 — Something you wish you hadn’t done in your life. It was 2003 and I'd sent my dad a Christmas package with a quilt I'd sewn him. We'd baked cookies, made marshmallows, granola, canned treats from my garden. You name it. It was the overachiever package I'd always wanted to send my deadbeat dad.…

30 Days of Truth, Day 18

Day 18 — Your views on gay marriage. I have a spectacular adopted son. He is the most incredible human being I've ever met, and I couldn't love him more if I'd grown him under my heart like I did the rest of my babies. He's thoughtful and caring, helps his family and loves his Grandma.…

30 Days of Truth, Day 13

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKar-tF__ac Day 13 — A band or artist that has gotten you through some tough ass days. (write a letter.) Dear Taylor Swift, I hate country music. Bone deep, hate it. I work with someone who likes it and I've recently been subjected to him singing it, out loud. I'm positive my ears are bleeding while…