Camping

My iPad is resting on a log, with the moon lighting the lake in front of me as I listen to my little Dumpling, snore. I can hardly believe the sights and sounds in front of me because it's taken so much work to get here. Camping is hard work, y'all. A week of prepping,…

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Cunty McCunterson

It takes a lot to piss me off. It didn't use to. Something broke in me when I shifted gears from single mother to lone superhero. Raising a baby alone has a way of humbling you and softening the hard edges you once thought were so important. I've been shocked by my own ignorance many…

Mixed Signals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-x-eyZf8Ko He was so close behind me that I could feel him breathing on my shoulder as I cringed at the inescapable fact that he could hear my heart racing. He cut the tag that was hanging out of the back of my sundress and I prayed a million prayers to all the angels and…

30 Days of Truth, Day 29

Day 29 — Something you hope to change about yourself. And why. I sincerely hope I stop loving men who make me feel unworthy and insignificant. Of all the self destructive habits I possess, this one cuts the deepest and hurts the most. Mean men are my weakness and boys who make me wonder why I…

30 Days of Truth, Day 25

Day 25 — The reason you believe you’re still alive today. I may actually be the most stubborn person on the planet. It's my greatest and worst trait. I know the best way to do things and if you don't agree then I will do them myself. I'm stubbornly driven because I've been let down a…