I’d paint more but have this national conference to run next week.


Ugh! What a time to turn 50 and start to explore new ground! Work has been mixed-blessing slow but I have this conference coming up next week which has been keeping me busy. Still, in the early morning hours after David heads to work, I managed to squeeze in an hour and try a couple… Continue reading I’d paint more but have this national conference to run next week.

I’m 50 and I can do what I want! (Like, take up painting!)


It’s my birthday today and I have promised myself this would be a year to remember and accomplish something amazing. Incredible. And something I’d do alone. Linda, my Tennessee BFF urged me to create my bucket list, something that hadn’t occurred to me before she dragged my unwilling, carm, cozy tush to the county’s outdoor… Continue reading I’m 50 and I can do what I want! (Like, take up painting!)

Mother’s Day


I feel compelled to use this title since this past Mother’s Day, May 11, 2008 was a day that bowled me over with emotions, both good and bad. It was, without a doubt the most extraordinary Mother’s Day of my life and I felt validated as the mother of these two fine young sons of… Continue reading Mother’s Day