Another Beautiful Day In Chaos

sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't…

Victory!

Cooked

I’d barely gotten my Dumpling to bed before climbing into the bubble bath of my dreams, which doesn’t take much when you have an achy exhausted body and bronchitis. My fever was competing with the water and I felt like a sick soul abandoned in the Sahara. Somehow I’d made it through work today and was barely upright on my way in the door at the end of the day. […]

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Dear Lover,

I’ve spent years trying to figure out how to put a bookend on this blog. So many people I DON’T want to read this, do. I can’t stop that, and it changes the way that I write. I leave things out and this is truly for me and no one else. I’m not in need of validation, I’m just a wordy girl with a heart overflowing in adjectives. This has […]

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So pretty it hurts.

I’ve never had such a visceral reaction to someone before and I’m frustrated at my inability to conceal it from him. I heard his voice today before I saw him walk in and knew I should look up at him and face the view head on before he was tableside and watching my reaction firsthand. My God though… it’s just too much hot in one man. I’m blinded by the […]

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30 Days of Truth, Day 17

Day 17 — A book you’ve read that changed your views on something. Confession: I’ve been reading the same book for over a year. I’m about 12 pages in. It’s not that I don’t love the book, it’s that when push comes to shove…. reading is the first thing I abandon. Not out of desire, but necessity. Words are my weakness, and I don’t put books down. I read them exhaustively […]

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30 Days of Truth, Day 7

Day 7 — Someone who has made your life worth living for. This is easy. I gave birth to her about nineteen years ago and she is the glue that holds our entire family together. My Little Red. She’s her mama’s pride and joy, her Grandma’s favorite and flames on feet. She’s more co-parent than sibling and is spreading her lovely wings into the bright future she’s worked tirelessly to create. […]

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