What Should I Do Today?

There’s this song that I love by Bruno Mars called The Lazy Song. It describes me to a tee by the time Friday rolls around each week. Like most folks, I exert a great deal of energy during the week, so by the time Friday gets here, I’m tuckered out. I try to write something every…

Did You Get It Yet?

Dear Grady, I hope this message finds you happy, healthy, and safe. We haven’t heard from you in such a long time, but I believe that you’re somewhere out there on Cloud 9 or 10. I bet you’re wondering why I’m writing you a letter online. I can almost see your face with that sarcastic…

Facebook Magic

There are few things in life that I’ve experienced that I might describe as amazing. On that short list of amazing things is the ability of a song to act as a time machine and transport us back to our childhood, a major life event, or a time long forgotten. Whenever I hear Donnie Hathaway’s…

My Space

I fell in love with writing as a small child–an only child who loved reading, writing, and retelling stories. My mother, aunts, and older cousins were often times my audience. I’d assemble them a few times a week to listen to my latest masterpiece — a word I had seen only once in my short lifetime…

You Can’t Hide

There’s this narrow walking path that runs through my entire community. I love escaping to it a couple times a day — just me and my Golden retriever. I especially enjoyed my three-mile walk this morning because I was all alone with my thoughts it would seem. Truthfully, this is where I go to work…

Things I’ve Learned I Love

When writing this blog, I was given a choice between Things I like, Things I’ve Learned, or Things I Wish — all very tempting, but I used the process of elimination.  I immediately got rid of Things I Wish. I don’t wish very often, but my prayers are fervent ones, and eventually they get answered. The…