The Red Thread {Of Fate} Untangled

“An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet, regardless of the time, the place or the circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle, but it will never break.”                                                …

Through My Mother’s Eyes

Although there wasn’t a “set assignment” for the first week of Writing 201: Finding Your Story, I decided to write something anyway. The following piece is mostly from a spiritual standpoint and how I imagine my mother’s final days when she was in hospice. Writing this has given me some comfort and I thought it…

Recommended Reading

For the Writing 101 Day 19 assignment, I didn’t reach out to a buddy to trade guest posts {I’m such a rebel. *gasp*}, so {as the suggested alternative}, I thought I would share some of the great articles I read while I was nominating fellow bloggers for the Blogger Recognition Award. From Chorizo & Thyme, I…

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Map of My Childhood

Gentilly, New Orleans, LA. – If you ask others who grew up in Gentilly, they’ll tell you that it was a truly great place and how blessed we all were to grow up there. Truth. It was a beautiful area, with so many places to go. As far as I’m concerned, there’s nowhere in the…

{Before / After This} Moment

“There are moments which mark your life. Moments you realize that nothing will ever be the same and time is divided into two parts ~ {before this} and {after this}.” ~ Unknown I stood beside her bed, looking down at the face of the woman I had the privilege of calling “Mom”. Every thought I’d…