The Perfect Storm

I look outside to see the storm clouds. I feel excitement in the pit of my stomach. I love storms. My husband thinks it’s strange, he thinks they’re a nuisance. He always searches frantically through the house for a lighter, or matches, and some candles. I stand in the doorway with a smirk on my […]

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Today’s Complaints

I know I’m not supposed to complain, so I’m trying really hard not to. Unfortunately, I don’t think that I can help it. Perhaps I just don’t want to. I’m irritable. I’m cranky. I’m in pain. I’m frustrated. There, there are all my complaints. I could probably think of some more, but I don’t want […]

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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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When it Rains it Pours

When it rains it pours. That’s the thought that I have for today. Simple. Salty. Shady. There are times in our lives that rain feels unbearable. The days when family picnics are planned, vows are being made, birthday parties are paid for, and convertibles are on the road. The moment the rain comes down, in […]

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