Emotional Baggage

Sometimes being a strong woman is so exhausting and I just want to lay down and give up. The trouble is giving up simply is not in my nature. I had better examples… Continue reading

Holiday Blues

The holiday’s are hard for so many reasons. I miss my family traditions that seem to have died with my grandparents and therefore I become even more homesick and nostalgic for the days when… Continue reading

When Words Fail

We pour out our miseries God just hears a melody Beautiful, the mess we are The honest cries of breaking hearts Are better than a Hallelujah There have been only a couple of… Continue reading

My Grown-Up Christmas List

Since I was a teenager and first heard Amy Grants rendition of this at a holiday concert Grown-Up Christmas List has always been my favorite Christmas song. I have not had much Christmas… Continue reading

15 Things I Love About Christmas

Before you have to endure a month of everything I hate about the holidays I thought I would share the things that I love. Yes, even though the holidays make me incredibly sad… Continue reading

How My Cat Saved My Life

This is my beautiful lily cat who is my faithful companion. She keeps me company while Jason has to work and she lifts my spirits in so many ways. I have learned that… Continue reading


I thought I was okay. I thought that particular thought had left my psyche until I made the mistake of walking in a laundry room basement in an apartment building yesterday and all… Continue reading


  Sometimes words get in the way. This seems to be one of those days. I feel fragile, breakable, as if someone can look at me and I will shatter. However, I am… Continue reading

Six Degrees of Separation

Most people have heard of the “six degrees of separation” theory — the idea that everyone in the world is separated from everyone else by six links. I do believe in this to… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Kitteh Style