Find your Peace

You sit there listening to someone speak and then your eye begins to twitch. You realize you haven’t had a full night’s sleep in months. The everyday stress of the job pulls you down, you’ve been struggling with the kids’ school- trying to make sense of random math problems, you try to be a good […]

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The Witching Hour

  It happened while I was lying in bed. It was a cold autumn night. I could barely hear the raindrops quietly tapping on my window. I was home alone. The kids were with their grandma and my husband was down south visiting family and friends. I was just drifting off to a peaceful rest […]

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Play Nice America

Isn’t it somewhat ironic that in the middle of all of the hate that America has been experiencing, we get some severe weather and then you don’t hear about the riots, the protests, who’s democratic or republican, the racial divide, the hate crimes, etc. It’s a little more ironic to me that on Sept. 11th […]

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Have a Heart

His teeth were oozing green and brown. He had holes forming throughout his teeth, gums were red, some teeth completely missing. The foam collected in the corners of his mouth, yellow and thick; it resembled banana pudding mixed with whipped cream. His hair was oily and uncombed. One could see the large flakes forming on […]

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Screaming Silence

I walk through the door after a long day of work. I take a look around the house and something feels off. There is a tightness in my chest. At first I don’t notice it- there is just a small tinge of weirdness. I shrug my shoulder and take a deep breath. I help the […]

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Random Thoughts

Today, for the first time in my life, I got my little 4 speed, all-wheel drive, to go over 100 MPH. It took some leg work, but I did it. Perhaps, I was in a hurry to get home to my sick kids. Perhaps, I was eager to get home to celebrate my birthday this […]

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Go to Forks and Pee in the Snow

I’ve lived in this town my while life, and most of the time that’s fine by me. But in late fall when the sky fills with birds migrating south for the winter, traveling thousands of miles, I get homesick for places I’ve never been. Places like, Narnia, or Forks, Washington, the Ozarks, or even Hogwarts. […]

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