Recently, the girl scrammed again. One minute in treatment and one minute in the wind. Earlier that day she was asking me to give her a ride to a friends wake and hours later, bam-gone. Gone in the wind. It would be a lie if I said I was shocked. I think I have said… Continue reading Lucky Luck
T-Today is a new day. It is a day we should embrace because we are given another chance to do things right. To make today count. The problem with that, is if I realize it, and I know it, it’s one thing. But she has to know it. She has to feel that way. She… Continue reading T. R. E. M. B. L. E.
The level of oversight can vary from incident to incident. If I do not pay the electric bill, it could be shut off but would be easily corrected. If I forgot to buckle one of my children’s car seats in when they were little that could be catastrophic. When time came for the next step… Continue reading Grave Oversight
Time heals broken hearts. I think it’s fair to say we have all heard that expression. Nearly every time someone has said that to me I was in throes of agony and wanted to punch in the nose of whoever was trying to make me see the bright side. In the time of grief no… Continue reading Faded In Time
The sound of the phone changes depending on the time of day. It sounds different depending on whom a person may expect on the other end. The sound of the phone ringing during The Walking Dead season premiere is annoying. The sound of the phone ringing at 8 in the morning on a Sunday is… Continue reading Waiting for the Wait to End
Not very long ago I read a story about a husband and wife whose only child ran away. At the time, they had no idea she was addicted to drugs. I can’t remember her drug of choice but it really doesn’t matter anyway, I don’t think. The family just woke up one day and she… Continue reading Candles
I used to think that a dilemma was when I agreed to be in two places at the same time. Or when my gas light was on but I couldn’t find my debit card. In the real world of normal people dilemmas are stressful but manageable. I remember when I used to be stressed out… Continue reading The Real Dilemma