A few years ago my friends gave me a birthday present that has given back to me almost every day sense. The gift was a jar filled with all the reasons why they love me. And it can with a stern warming—I had to believe them because they meant each and every word. […]
We interrupt the drama for a regularly scheduled life…. This is what it’s all about.
If you are reading my honest blog and are electing to see me as self-loathing or desperate for attention —please…stop reading it. It’s okay. Hate me or disapprove of me from afar. I know there are lots of folks who don’t agree with me airing personal business online. I get it. Had I not felt […]
Speak your truth…even if your voice shakes. This is the start of my story. This isn’t about airing dirty laundry: It is personal and embarrassing and hurtful and shameful but it’s the truth and I can’t get over it until I’ve worked through it. On April 7th my name will be broadcast loud […]
Last year I wrote a piece about my daughters softball experience. It was called The girl on the bench. I hope you’ll read it. For once I was complimenting her-not complaining about her. I was proud of who she was and of how she handled herself. I am, and was, proud to be the mom of […]
Proof. Hoochies are born that way. Daycare pick up. As I walk into the room a little girl runs up to me. “Are you sadiepyles mutha?” “Yes I am sweetie,” I answer, smiling at the the sweet little wisp of a girl with the delicate southern drawl standing in front of me. “Weeelllllluuuhhhhh.” She […]
81 degrees and a glorious spring day. Are we outside? 2 of us aren’t. Nope. Laundry day. 30 minutes we drove around looking for a laundry mat. Do you know how hard it is to find a laundry mat???? Do you know how hard it is to teach a 15-year old to brake and pull […]