When I started this adventure last year, I told myself that I was going to use my own photos for as many posts as possible. I believed that this blog should be entirely my own work. I quickly discovered the magical joy of pexels.com. With the simple search of a keyword, I could find photos … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Taking Better Photos
This is kind of a PSA/rant that I really wouldn't think I need to write, but here I am. If you partake in social media (and I assume you do since you are online and are reading this), you have a responsibility to know if the post you are about to share is actually true … Continue reading Know Before You Post
As I looked at my calendar, I realized that our family has a very hectic schedule coming up. Naturally my first thought was "How am I going to be able to feed everyone in this craziness?" Today, I've actually got an answer to that question! I am going to make one of my favorite recipes … Continue reading Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole
Welcome to my first post of 2020! With the new year comes new goals. Since I finished up 2019 by completing a major writing goal for myself, I have been thinking about what my new goal should be. Perhaps it will be to complete another piece of fiction work, or to get closer to the … Continue reading Goals: How do we achieve them?
The journey down the mountain would be difficult, but it started out easy enough. It had been years since Sarah had been off the mountain, but she remembered the path to the town below well enough. Despite the relief she felt leaving the cabin behind, she still had a knot in her stomach. She knew … Continue reading Finding Freedom: Part 2
A solitary dove sang it's dreary tune as the young woman rose from sleep. In dim lamp light, she roused the stove fire to fight off the morning chill. She sat, shivering, at the small wooden table laden with nicks and scratches from years of use. Today was going to be a long one, longer … Continue reading Finding Freedom: Part 1
Morgantown, WV recently had the opportunity to host a Drag Queen Story Time. If you are not familiar with what that is, it is very straightforward. Books being read out loud by drag queens. Photo from an article about Drag Queen Story Hour in New Orleans from the New York Post Unfortunately there were some … Continue reading Drag Queen Story Time
Sorry for the delay on the posts everyone. We all know life likes to take hectic crazy turns sometimes. And I let this one get me down. The past couple weeks have left me speechless and has taken a huge emotional toll on me. Photo by Thorn Yang from Pexels It’s part of being a … Continue reading Teens and Vape Pens
I watched a video this past week that really struck a chord with me. The video was about what it was like to get an abortion as a teenager before Wade vs Roe. But the part that really stuck with me was when the woman was describing what it was like to tell her parents … Continue reading How Can I Help You?
Boss's Day is coming up this week. I have had many bosses in my life, both good and not so good. My current boss, for instance, is awesome. She often goes out of her way to be sure that we have everything we need to be and do our best, including encouraging us to do … Continue reading Happy Boss’s Day….To You