What’s Worth Waiting in Long Lines For?

I'm generally a pretty patient person. But waiting around in a long line for no reason would not be high on my list of fun activities. When I first read this prompt, Name three things that are worth waiting in long lines for, I couldn't think of a single thing that I would choose to … Continue reading What’s Worth Waiting in Long Lines For?

How do you define the word “friend”?

For the last 8 years I have sent out photo cards and a Christmas letter to about 100 people. It makes my husband's head spin every time I throw out that number. Believe it or not, our first year of marriage there were even more. The list predominately came from our wedding invitation list, which … Continue reading How do you define the word “friend”?

#1. Must be really cute.

Plinky Prompt: List 5 of Your Top Dating Deal Breakers It's been a long time since I dated, over ten years to be exact. But I guess in the big scheme of things, ten years really isn't that long actually. Most people my age have been married for more than ten years. If I combine … Continue reading #1. Must be really cute.

First Loves, Last Loves, and All the Loves in Between

Music embeds itself in my brain like a memory, gives substance to moments passed, creates sound that tantalize all the senses. Sometimes on a mindless drive home late at night, a song triggers thoughts so vivid I can smell the rain infused Texas air before a summer storm, or taste salty cheese pizzas consumed in … Continue reading First Loves, Last Loves, and All the Loves in Between

What do you miss most about childhood?

Stomping through the kitchen, scowling ferociously, I grabbed my tote bag. I stood silently for a moment, straining to hear a hint of footsteps coming down the stairs. Nothing. I waited another minute. Still nothing. "Doesn't she understand that I wasn't asking for the dishwasher to be emptied, I was telling her to get it … Continue reading What do you miss most about childhood?