so so grateful.

When I shared my previous post on Facebook, I had to laugh and tell everyone that I felt like the April Fools was on me, because, as sure as I wrote it all, my CRPS launched into a full pain crisis and has stayed there. I still meant - and mean - every word of…

wherever you go, go with all your heart.

It was a busy weekend in the Hippie Hut. On Friday, my better half and I went to visit our family and just had a wonderful day with them. ❤ Then. . . On Saturday, my bestie, Al, my daughter, Sara, and I loaded up for our long-awaited trip to Atlanta to hear Nadia Bolz-Weber…

writer life. 🖤

I'm in the midst of writing a LONG post - that I expect to finish after a fabulous outing tonight. It's taking quite awhile - and it's going to set some folks hair on fire. But you know what? My dreams growing up were to be a writer and to work for social justice. And…

wanting more (and less) in 2019

Yesterday morning, I read an article about Colin O' Brady becoming the first person to ever cross Antarctica unassisted, a truly incredible feat. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/american-man-first-solo-across-antarctica-unaided-n952186 The explorer who attempted the same, Henry Worsley, in 2016 fell ill and passed away, just 30 miles short of his goal. Still, what an amazing attempt. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/25/explorer-henry-worsley-dies-during-antarctic-record-attempt It is also…

it is not our weekend.

Yesterday morning I learned that my friend Amy's husband passed away and I am just heartbroken for her and her daughter and the rest of their family. Some things I will never understand. I can't imagine trying to deal with all that she has with medical issues that her husband has been suffering from for…

so so many gratitudes.

It's Thanksgiving morning and I just woke from a long-ish winter's nap (five or so hours?) and I'm sitting here next to a snoring Wonderpup and we are all wrapped up in our toastys because it's actually cold this morning (I love it when cold holidays actually are - never a sure thing in Alabama,…