We are still here. It has been a very rough winter and both my sister and I have found that life has, well, we’ve been away. I’ve learned some things about myself over the past few months. I’ve learned that when I grieve, I lose the ability to read, write, communicate, concentrate… I basically become… Continue reading So, Hi.
Happy Thanksgiving, all! This morning I had quiet time to consider all that I am grateful for at this moment. I live a blessed existence, though, the past half-year has been filled with more downs, than ups. I have lost special people to cancer, and special people have been told cancer is their new reality,… Continue reading Gratitude
I am a college-educated woman. I am a daughter, a sister, a wife, a mother and I am a business owner. This election has been very emotional. I found myself wanting to vote against people instead of for people. The options left so much to be desired. As the country reels from the decision made… Continue reading Rise
In keeping with our desire to live a healthier and happier life, we became ranchers today. This cold morning we welcomed three young steers to our small ranch. I feel so blessed to have the opportunity to have the resources to raise them on a small ranch. We will do all in our power to… Continue reading The Ranch Life
Today the Sun Rises Without You. Dearest Ina, You have been my Grandma for 22 years. I must thank my beloved for sharing you with me. It feels like it took years to win your heart, but I know I finally did. You cared for my beloved, after he lost his mother and your… Continue reading Today the Sun Rises…
My dog, Griffin, is dying. I don’t have children, so I cannot put a nice, neat label on this love that will give others a form of reference. I can’t even assume that if someone has lost a dog they would know how I feel. Everyone’s experience is entirely unique and this one is ours… Continue reading Griffy MacGrifferson
Dear Glennon Doyle Melton, Wow. Just Wow. I am in awe of your wisdom and strength and bravery. Your raw, honest, loving words spoke to me. Your words are the same words that often clutter my mind. We are so alike, but we are so utterly different. My wish is that some day all of… Continue reading Letter to The Love Warrior
So every good mariner must name his ship. Ours happens to be a travel trailer, but no less significant in its ability to offer us the freedom we need to see this continent at our own pace and the stability our puppies need in their golden years. We do a lot of traveling and lately,… Continue reading I Bought My Dogs A House.
We have a new member in our family… our new travel trailer. The way I see it, why wait until I am retired to enjoy and see the world? So after a couple of months of intense and obsessive research, my husband and I took the plunge. Two weeks in, we just returned from a… Continue reading Sometimes, a Girl Just Needs to Get Away.
It’s been awhile and I do not have time to write up a state-of-my-state yet, but until I do, here is a review I just stumbled across that cracks me up: LUCID 2 Inch Foam Mattress Topper Queen Size 3-Year Warranty by Lucid Top Customer Reviews 5.0 out of 5 stars Best rest since birth.… Continue reading Best Amazon Reviews Found – Mattress Topper Edition