Rivers I’ve Crossed

Originally posted on Working At: Retired:
For Lent our pastor suggested we either opt to give up something or begin an activity that we had not faithfully done before. Since I am not one who easily disposes of things (ask my children), I decided on the second option. My Lent resolution was to write something…

Dear Houston

Dear Houston

Dear Houston, Before I met you, I had lots of stereotypical ideas of what I thought  you’d be like. I had lots of stereotypical ideas of what I thought Texas would be like; big hats, big belt buckles and big hair.  Coming from a somewhat sheltered life in the west,  I’d imagined this is what … Continue reading

More Faces

More Faces

I started this post quite some time ago but delayed publishing it because that’s what I do – I set lofty goals for myself, and then I procrastinate. A while ago, I set a goal to draw at least one face per day. I haven’t exactly fulfilled that goal to a tee, but I HAVE … Continue reading

A Face a Day

A Face a Day

I’ve been experiencing blogger’s block lately, mostly because I spend so much time trying to figure out how to craft a post that it is humorous and uplifting, and doesn’t ruffle anyone’s feathers. Finding the right balance can be difficult when things get stressful. My husband is an engineer in the oil and gas industry. … Continue reading

A Proposed Solution to the Gun Debate

A Proposed Solution to the Gun Debate

I rarely share my opinion on matters of debate because I am, quite frankly, a neurotic people pleaser. Sharing my opinion would mean entertaining the possibility that someone might not like it, and therefore in my mind, not like me. The thought of someone not liking me is up there with the thought of having … Continue reading