Me and Sandy at a McDonald family gathering, early 90's.Sometimes you can get a text message that makes your whole day. Sometimes the message breaks your heart. Sometimes...all of the above.I got the photo to the right during a class this morning, and as soon as I saw that it was from one of my… Continue reading Of sadness and happiness and being oh so very lucky…
Sandy and Margaret McDonaldMy friend, I think of you dailyBecause I care and it's trueThat though we've shared a lot togetherIt's very rare that I see youAnd I want you to know that God loves youAnd that I love you tooAnd that even if we're hardly ever nearI'm talking to Him about youAnd I'll be… Continue reading For BIMS
Of Nanos and Bad Dreams and too much Hazelnut Latte
Yep, I'm at it again. I can't turn down a NaNoWriMo challenge, hard as I (and the universe this time, apparently) try. One week before it was due to start (Camp Nano this time), the monitor in my beloved little laptop died. Thankfully all my manuscripts are on Google Drive and most of my photos… Continue reading Of Nanos and Bad Dreams and too much Hazelnut Latte
Sandy Paws and other Peaches
Clowny's paw print, JekyllIt always amazes me how Sandy Paws is up on me and then is over so fast. I spend all year waiting, anxiously, to see a group of people that in some ways are closer to me than my own family...and like a flash, I blink and I'm on my way back… Continue reading Sandy Paws and other Peaches
What a long strange…year…it’s about to be.
Starry, Starry Blackberry WallpaperI'm not going to do my standard "Year in Review" post today. I'm also not going to list resolutions for the new year that I will certainly break. What I am going to do is tell you my plans for the year, so that this time 2014 I can look at this… Continue reading What a long strange…year…it’s about to be.