God Gives Us What We Need…

When I was less than a year old, my biological father left. He and my mom divorced, because my mom is the strongest woman I know. She knew that for either of us to have a chance at life - a good, healthy, and loving life, we needed to be away from him. I saw… Continue reading God Gives Us What We Need…

family, holidays, memories


Yesterday was Halloween.  I was in my office at work and I thought about all of the Halloween's past.  I know, I know, cliché-esque I know.  Christmas past, Halloween past.  Whatever, go with me. My mom was a single mother, a very young single mother.  Not like a lot of the single mom's you see… Continue reading Halloween

Birthday, Dogs, family, Grandmothers, memories, wekeend

Weekend with the Family

This weekend was a busy, but super enjoyable one.  My grandmother turned 84 Friday.  I drove down to spend the weekend with her.  I got there Friday night, and my mom also came to stay the night, since my dad was fishing out of town for the weekend.  We had a nice visit.  Spending that… Continue reading Weekend with the Family


What I’m Reading

I have always been an avid reader; however, after college my reading took a nose dive.  After years of English Literature studies and reading for work, I just did not enjoy it as much as I once did.  I have slowly regained my love of reading, and never lost my excitement for buying new, interesting… Continue reading What I’m Reading

Life, New Beginnings


It has been a while since I last updated the masses on the happenings in my world, so what better time than the beginning of a new year.  Happy 2016, everyone! I am always happy to see a New Year come bursting forth with the fireworks, ball drops, and drunken people into the streets; however,… Continue reading Repurpose