For many years I swore that the year I was currently experiencing was the “worst” ever. Bad things kept happening, and despite the fact that I would wish the badness of the year away, things only seemed to get worse with the change of the new year. At a certain point every year seemed to… Read More Thoughts on The Fourth Day of The Year
Christmas is a few days away and I am still finishing up things like wrapping gifts. I love the look of wrapped gifts under the tree. So every year, all of the gifts go under the tree several days before Christmas. That is, except for the Santa gifts that mysteriously show up on Christmas day.… Read More The Reason Why Santa Will Always be Real for Me
I’m currently working on my portfolio that is required of me to graduate with a degree in Rhetoric/Writing. This is one of the pieces I am including. It has been over 25 years since I set foot in Costa Rica, but the memories I had of that summer will stay with me forever. When I… Read More They Called Me “Gringa”
At 12:15am as I was laying in bed Sunday night I realized that I had failed to post anything for day 30 of the Nablopomo challenge. Lots of reasons for that. My kids and I had a belated Thanksgiving dinner and we finished decorating the house for Christmas. Now I just need to shop. I… Read More Day 30…2 days later.
It’s been a long day. Once again I was overly ambitious in the things I thought I’d get done. And only did a fraction of the things I thought I’d do. But…we got up our tree today. The purple lights I’ve been waiting all year to put on the tree look more like a shade… Read More Day 29. Second to Last Day.
Recently I received a friend request on Facebook from someone whom I haven’t spoken with in a very long time. I wasn’t sure whether or not to accept the request. For one thing, this person was on my mental list of friend requests I would never accept for any reason. I’m pretty sure that when… Read More Day 28: Are You My Friend?
So because it’s Thanksgiving I figure I should write about things I am grateful for. Of course, I am grateful for a lot of things. Always number one on my list is my children. They have changed me and my life in more ways than I can count. My parents. When I knew I was… Read More Day 27: My Post on Gratefulness
These are the kind of assignments you get when you are an English major. This is a post I wrote for a WordPress blog I have to participate in for the semester. This is one of two blogs I had to create for two separate classes.(If I am creating blogs on WordPress, you can probably… Read More Day26: Maintaining Your Way Through The Holidays
It was kind of mellow day today. This morning I attended the funeral of the mother of a friend of mine. She passed away from lung cancer. One thing that always intrigues me about funerals are the things that you learn; the stories you hear when people start talking about the loved one. I didn’t… Read More Day 25: Tuesday Reflections
When I first knew I was getting a divorce I told my then therapist, “I don’t know how to be an adult.” Even though I had done things like register to vote, buy a house, get married, have children, get a job, pay bills and taxes and all of those things that adults typically do,… Read More Day 24: Alis Volat Propiis