Serendipity (When California called)

The birds started it. 134, 135, 136 ..lying on the trampoline, dad’s  weed eater brings my back from the clouds. I call to him, “DAAAAAADDY!! WHERE THOSE BARDS GOIN’??” southern accent strong. “WHAAAT?” He calls. “THE BUUUURDS. WHERE THEY GOIN’??”.. “They’re migrating west to find warmer weather,” he responds. “WHAT’S WEST IF THEY FLEW ASContinue reading “Serendipity (When California called)”

Adoption 💓

My mother-in-law has always been an inspiration to me as has my husband. They’re both independent thinkers and they love with their whole hearts. A brief event on Super Bowl Sunday has deepened my love and respect for them tremendously. We were getting ready to head home from the small get-together at her house. SheContinue reading “Adoption 💓”

Blocked out.

I’m experiencing writers block and it’s maddening. It’s a first for me and it’s not just affecting my writing it’s my creativity altogether. For myself, expressing my thoughts through art is honestly the most productive and meaningful method of stress relief and self-expression. I hone in on creative-writing because it allows me to voice myContinue reading “Blocked out.”

A Mother’s Intuition

It’s quiet. A little too quiet. Bath time is lurking around the corner. Im bent over the tub testing the water temperature. … “AND SHE STARTS THE CLIMB!” I turn with a jerk!! “What the fu.. my thoughts abruptly interrupted. …-“SHE’S GOT NO FEAR, ALMOST THREE SHELVES UP NOW.”- A voice. Loud. Blasts through myContinue reading “A Mother’s Intuition”