Aug 302015

As I sit here in the quiet stillness of my house, I can almost imagine the sounds of heaven’s angels singing, the laughter and the joy that bubbles over when the soul can feel no sadness or regret and that pain and worries are an unknown entity.  The sounds that even heaven can’t contain — for heaven has had a year now to rejoice that my momma joined in their […]

Aug 192015

It is the middle of August and two days ago marked exactly one year that I saw my mother alive for the last time. I said a silly goodbye to her on the back porch of her house and then drove back to Florida that day with the knowledge that my mother and I would see each other again for Thanksgiving. I promised her that I would call her frequently […]

Aug 042015

There are plenty of opinions about expectations and just as many quotes to support or negate those opinions.  So since we all have an opinion (somebody open a window, will ya.. it stinks in here), I am going to put mine out there.  You don’t have to agree with it.  I respect your right to think for yourself, even when you’re wrong.  😉 I’ve had several conversations of late with […]

Aug 022015

As a Southern woman, I have a deep love for southern magnolia trees.  They are symbolic of the region and there is no other tree that can compare to them.  The blooms are quite large and they are typically the color of a wedding dress.  The leaves have a glossy sheen to the outside and the underside is brown and feels a bit like a soft velvet.  They are so […]