HI EVERYONE! I've missed being here on WordPress! In fact, I feel like everything has changed here-- there must have been some sort of update because my "Add New Post" screen that I'm looking at as I type this looks so faaannnncy schmancy! Different font, updated look. It's so pretty and easy on the eyes. … Continue reading What’s Up, Blogtropolis??!!!
Month: July 2013
Meet Kiri! We picked up Kiri from the airport on Thursday. She's a ten-week old Kai Ken puppy from Michigan. She's incredibly cute and awesomesauce but I feel like I have a newborn again! I'm trying to get back here to writing and WordPress because I really miss it. Once Kiri Kai Kai Princess Baby … Continue reading Meet Kiri!
My mother introduced me to her over ten years ago. At first, I thought she was too long. Too green. Too boxy. The sleeves hung off like big, floppy . . . sleeves. The brown wooden buttons she sported were majorly ugly. I'm not sure what possessed me, but I took her anyway and brought her to my … Continue reading My Woobie, My Love
This week's Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge is to show "Nostalgic." You can see the post here. I thought books, especially old books like this set on our shelf, would work. Have a nice weekend!
Happy 4th of July! I wanted to share a quick post tonight about my paternal grandmother, Dorothy. Her life was a story, but tonight I want to share something I learned about her in her death. When "Gram" died a couple of years ago at the age of 88, she had planned her entire funeral … Continue reading Gram’s Patriotism
Inspiration is defined as "the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative." I've read and re-read that definition about ten times while staring at the blinking cursor here and it wasn't until the tenth time that I realized how incredible it is to be inspired. That something, … Continue reading What Inspires You?