When I was a child, I can remember others using the “silent treatment” as a way to punish someone when they were mad at them. It was an infuriating punishment that really didn’t accomplish anything……but then again, we were children. I always thought it was difficult for me to deliver that since I… Continue reading Powerful Quiet
After God gave me a little nudge to work on my craft, I have been participating in a weekly workshop complete with sharing pieces that are raw and unedited. I find it invigorating and very therapeutic for my writer’s soul. Our assignment this week was to write about something that could have been… Continue reading Substance
It is a parent’s prerogative to gush about their kids. They are our shining light and even when the tough stuff arises, there is simply nothing better than seeing your kids happy, successful, and thriving. Bryce went through a stint where he really didn’t want anything to do with Bailey. Between his… Continue reading The Glimpse
So, today we are back on our regular schedule after several days of being “snow” bound, which is funny because there really wasn’t that much snow. Ironically, while everyone else is casually enjoying their Monday, I headed to the store to replenish the stock pile of food eaten by my two bottomless pits. … Continue reading Cliff Diving
Well, I survived the snowstorm 2016. I say “survived” because I have yet to commit bodily harm to my family and we got maybe four inches of snow. The last few days of home incarceration or “snow days” as people keep referring to, have been a combination of horror sprinkled with comedy. … Continue reading What’s So Funny?
We all joke about when snow is predicted, everyone runs to the store to stock up on milk and bread. This morning as we await the arrival of what has been described as a “beast” of a storm, I realize there is a psychological component to the need of preparation. I heard a… Continue reading The Art of Preparing
So the area I live in is currently preparing for a large winter storm. Keep in mind, the panic already resides within the majority of our community since we had three inches fall yesterday. With that, our reasonably competent city becomes an incompetent mess when dealing with any snow amount. It will show… Continue reading Weather vs Whether