Family Isn’t All it’s Cracked Up to Be

Family is everything to me. But, the family I grew up in was just a tad screwed up. Okay, a lot. My dad was a man of fewer than a few words. He rarely got involved in my life and preferred to be left alone. Completely. Don’t talk, don’t cause a ruckus, just sit and be… Continue reading Family Isn’t All it’s Cracked Up to Be

Running Out of Toilet Paper?

Before the advent of modern toilet paper, many different materials were used for the same purposes. Different materials were used depending upon the country, weather conditions, social customs, and status. People used leaves, grass, ferns, corn cobs, maize, fruit skins, seashells, stone, sand, moss, snow, and water. Hubby got up at five this morning and was sitting in the Walmart parking… Continue reading Running Out of Toilet Paper?

Take Up Your Mat and Walk Like a Boss

So, I’m paralyzed. Been this way since the car accident. I can’t walk. I can’t feed myself, bathe myself, even brush my own teeth. And this Man comes to me and asks, “Do you want to get well?” And with a big, pearly white-toothed smile I say, “No. I’m good. I like people waiting on… Continue reading Take Up Your Mat and Walk Like a Boss

From Damnation to Redemption

Sugar and spice and everything nice That’s what Eve was made of And placed in the Garden of beauty and charm To bask in the warmth of God’s love Then along came a serpent so charming and sweet With a hellish mission in mind To crush and destroy the apple of God’s eye And to… Continue reading From Damnation to Redemption