Archive for August 2016

Live On

  I remember playing in the shade of this old pecan tree when I was a little girl. A long time ago the tree was struck by lightning. The wounds from the strike are only scars now. Although damaged and misshaped the tree lives on. It’s a resilient one. It found a way to survive…..thrive…

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Now

Right now. I’m excited and nervous and ready to be there. But I’m here. Now. I will run my first Spartan Race tomorrow morning so I’m full of anticipation. The best thing I can do now is to be all here right now and enjoy it. Take it in. The excitement and the anticipation of…

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Fun

  My youngest daughter drew this playful unicorn one afternoon on our driveway with her sidewalk chalk. Her artwork lasted several days before an afternoon rain washed it away. But what fun it was for those few days to see the brightly colored unicorn galloping across the driveway each evening when I came home from…

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Maybe

Maybe isn’t meant to be long-term. It’s a temporary place. You can hang out there for a little while, play around with the possibilities, wonder about the what ifs……..but then you have to decide and move on. Maybe can be a time of rest and figuring out and gathering your thoughts but maybe won’t make…

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Look

“I don’t think people care about the sunsets as much as we do.” That’s what my youngest daughter said to me last night. I remember thinking something similar when I was a young girl. I was fascinated with whatever I saw when I looked up at the sky and I wondered why no one else…

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