Tonight when I logged on to write my blog, I got a very pleasant surprise…it’s my one-year anniversary! I had no idea, and didn’t even get myself a present! According to Hallmark, the traditional one-year anniversary gift is paper. Huh? Sounds pretty cheap to me, but I guess when you’re just starting out, that’s all you can afford. Hallmark actually gave some sweet ideas of … Continue reading One year is paper
White space and a blank screen. I knew this day would come, and surprisingly, it’s later than I thought. My goal in January was to write a blog post each week, mainly to stretch my writing muscles. I was doing so well…until last week. I slipped up, but with much sweat and determination, I pounded out another post. So, here I am again tonight. I … Continue reading I’ve got nothing…
Sham. Shyster. Charlatan. Phony. Masquerader. All synonyms for hypocrite. Growing up this word was usually hissed rather than stated. “She’s nothing but a hypocrite.” I learned at a young age that it was not a compliment. I tried hard not to become one, but I’m certain that at times I have been. My husband and I were both given bibles when he became an ordained … Continue reading Bonded or genuine?
Her hot tears slid slowly down her cheek and made a path where they fell in the corner of her mouth. The saltiness of them seemed to match her bitter feelings. I wrote something similar to that in a high school essay, where my English teacher, Mrs. Jones, wrote on my paper in red ink, “nice description”. I kept that paper for a long time. … Continue reading Don’t quit your crying