the leap…

I wrote a big piece about the loss of Luke Perry and the more I read it, I just didn’t feel it was sharable… I’ll just say that it is a really sad loss. I am wrapping up my New Mexico adventure. It has been one of those full circle things that will leave me … More the leap…

Showing up…

  A trip home, to New Mexico, was long over due. I moved to Idaho, and away from my family in 1988, when I was twelve. Even so, between then and 2003, a year never passed without me making a trip down. Then, life just happened. I don’t know how else to say it. Motherhood, … More Showing up…

Sunday mornings…

As a young girl I would spend Saturday nights with my grandmother. She would microwave the Orville Redenbacher cheese popcorn for us to share, (My developed pallet preferred to pair the treat with a lovely Grape Crush soda) while we watched our shows on television. Saturday nights on NBC had a revolving lineup, but the … More Sunday mornings…

Melt…

We recently heard the history of St. Valentine and honestly, I feel like this is the ultimate romantic story. How has this not inspired a major motion picture? How is this NOT a story I had heard, ever, in the history of all Valentine’s days, school parties, etc??? I have never been much of a … More Melt…

To Build…

It is Friday and that means I am again linking up with several lovely writers over at Kate’s Five Minute Friday spot! (If you aren’t familiar, every friday we free-write for just FIVE minutes, prompted by one word. This week’s word is BUILD.) ~ The foundation was shaky, shattered, torn. I was broken, this I … More To Build…