Remembering Roxanne

Emotional numbness is draining. I've spent two days in thought. Now I want to write. I want to be witty and charming, tell stories that leave you breathless from laughter, but I'm struggling to find the words. I wish I could turn back the clock and make more visits to San Antonio, return one more … Continue reading Remembering Roxanne

Time Can’t Heal All Wounds

This post was inspired by Red Writing Hood. Red Writing Hood is a writing meme. It can be fiction or non-fiction and the word limit is 600. This writing prompt is sponsored by The Red Dress Club. This week's prompt asked to have you or your character find a forgotten letter or card from someone important … Continue reading Time Can’t Heal All Wounds

Guest Post: Brook

"DW - do you know what today is?" "Sure - it's St. Patrick's Day, the anniversary of our first big fight," DW smirked. "You jerk! Yes it's St. Patrick's Day, the anniversary of our engagement!" Not only is it a day of green beer and corn beef with cabbage, but it is today's guest blogger's birthday. One … Continue reading Guest Post: Brook

Life Goes On

It is one week today that we said goodbye to our 13 1/2 year- old Golden Retriever, Chelsea. For the first few days without her, I made it a point to leave the house when the kids left for school, and not return until they got home. I just couldn't bare to be in the … Continue reading Life Goes On

Goodnight Sweet Chelsea Girl

I'd like to do Saturday over. I'd like to not fret about a $40 remnant rug ruined by a frantic dog. I'd like to quit bitching for the two hours it took me to mop dried dog poop off the hard-wood floors. Instead, I'd like to sit with her a little longer, kiss her face … Continue reading Goodnight Sweet Chelsea Girl