Love’s Season

Leaving the taco stand at 12:15 in the morning, my part-time job made me question my sanity since I had to tackle my daytime job at 7:00 in the morning. Walking home always cleared my head and put the craziness of my shift to rest before I climbed into a hot shower that silenced my thoughts and helped me settle into a night of slumber.

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I always sort of swooned at the sight of the classic barn structures in central and northern Minnesota, where everything seemed rustic and weathered and made to age gracefully.

–Richard Dean Anderson

When walking through old towns, the weathered buildings and board sidewalks offer a glimpse into a time when life seemed slower and easier.  Often I wonder if I were born about a century to late…

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Finding my Tribe

Dear Friends and Family,

For more years than I would like to recount, I have been battling chronic pain.  Since this adversity entered my life, my world as I once knew it, has drastically changed.  Every day I struggle with pain; it never leaves.  But, I still have a life to lead, a job to fulfill, and dreams to follow.  Continue reading “Finding my Tribe”

My Photo of the Year for 2017

My cheeky sidekicks have brought me so much joy this year!  This sweet little pair makes me laugh, and they brighten my world.   I sure do love my little furbabies.  And so did everyone else, for they received the most likes on all the photos that I entered this year in The Daily Post Photo Challenges.



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The Daily Post – 2017 Favorites

In the Woods Part Two

The two sisters had walked quite a distance, and they had lost all track of time.   The girls were tired, and still, Miss Ella’s cabin was nowhere in sight.  Often, the woods could be eerie in the daytime, but late at night, it was almost unbearable.  Every little sound was magnified, and Sally was frightened. Continue reading “In the Woods Part Two”