I woke up to the sound of birds chirping and a cool breeze that kissed my face this morning. As I glanced at the clock we still had not changed to accommodate the time change since we returned from spring break, I was surprised to see 7:30 Aka 8:30. If COVID has done anything for…… Continue reading The Eye of the Storm
For the past week, showering has been one of my biggest accomplishments. Today wasn’t very different, other than managing to take my pup for a short walk up the street and being able to breathe through my nose for most of today. I count these things as wins. My phone rang, and I recognized the…… Continue reading Holding on Until the End
I just want to be hugged. Part of Slice of Life by Two Writing Teachers March Slice a Day Challenge! I’m slicing every day this month. Thanks for stopping by!
There’s something special about being taken care of by the people you love, especially when you need them to the most. I’m not the kind of person that leans on people often, as I’m usually the kind of person to be leaned on. B texted me to send him a list- a detailed list, since…… Continue reading Leaning From a Distance
A rare graphic slice Part of Slice of Life by Two Writing Teachers March Slice a Day Challenge! I’m slicing every day this month. Thanks for stopping by!
Driving felt weird after being on cruise control for 7 days- literally. And driving on slushy roads to pick up my dog, Savi was less than desirable. While I was excited to hold my sweet Yorkie in my arms again, my sunburnt nose was having trouble adjusting to the below freezing temperatures. I ultimately decided…… Continue reading Diet Dr. Pepper
This morning began with a 7:15 am wake-up call in a king sized bed fit for a queen… and B of course. I felt my body tense up at the sound of the alarm for the first time in over a week. I dragged my bare feet across the silky sheets and opened my eyes…… Continue reading Sliding Glass Doors
Three and a half hours of road stands between my house and where I grew up. I used to feel like I had memorized every bump in the road from driving that route so many times. My driving home routine was nearly seamless- something I had perfected. 1. I can sip my coffee on the…… Continue reading Just Driving By
Mingus was the only cat in my life- past and present. Until Millie came along. Mingus was a cat who woke up and chose violence. Until Millie came along. Mingus was pretty much mute- only made single meows if he was locked in a room out of pure panic. Until Millie came along. Mingus would…… Continue reading Forever Changed
Most commonly known as the snake plant I never considered myself a “plant person.” In fact, I tend to be notorious for killing plants… or at least, the plants I’ve had which has been slim to none. Admittedly I have a few plants that will live forever despite my tendencies because they are a rare…… Continue reading Dracaena Trifasciata