Category Archives: Personal

September 2020 in Review

September was far more eventful than I was expecting. Choosing to leave school and begin on another path. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the ensuing political nastiness. Atticus escaping the house for a day. LOTS of construction, some … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – A Day in Quarantine Homelife

A couple years back, I participated in Trish’s “A Day in the Life of…” event, which happened to be my life as a stay at home mom in the middle of spring break. Not sure why that particular event came … Continue reading

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Adventures of an Escape Artist

Atticus. Oh Atticus. You absolute brat-cat. Let me briefly recap the history of our little BrAtticus. Back at Easter in 2018, on my grandmother’s ranch outside of Quihi, TX, this tiny little cinnamon roll cat ran up to us, chased … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Weighed Down

I’ll be honest here. I’m not sure I can be entirely coherent as I write this. The burdens of the last who-knows-how-many years in this country continue to weigh more and more heavily all the time. I see all these … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Nightmares

What a week! I already spoke about some of the stuff happening this week (construction, etc), but MAN it ended up being a Week on top of that. First, let me say that I am NOT cut out for school. … Continue reading

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First Week of School, and a Note on Perspective

Warning: Long. Today, I begin the second week of this eight-week term at SNHU. I have no plans to do a weekly roundup or anything like that, but since this is my first week at school since leaving UH back … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Favorite Photos of August

Hello! I hope everyone is doing well. My photos were quite scarce in August. I hardly went anywhere, and at home I forgot about taking photos much of the time. Many of the photos I chose in my favorites have … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 23 – 25

Hello everyone! I hope you’ve been well, and that things have been improving in your areas. There’s a lot in this post, as it encompasses three weeks of change and data, so I’ll just say up front (in case you … Continue reading

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August 2020 in Review

Oh August, how I despise you. Honestly, it wasn’t really too bad this year, but August every year is tough. I’m not sure why, but I’ve always had depression issues in August – perhaps because it’s triple-digit heat most of … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – A Blessed 90 Minutes

On Sunday, we began the “fall cleaning” process just a little bit early. In Texas, deep cleaning tends to happen in the fall because no one has been able to open the windows for six months due to heat, and … Continue reading

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