Humility in the Ugliest Car Ever!

exploring the world in "style" I went to see my Mom for Mother’s Day today and took my cross stitching with me. It was nice to sit and reminisce while I worked. We talked about the olive-green monstrosity that our family lovingly dubbed the “Mount’in Car.” Now I can’t tell you exactly what kind of … Continue reading Humility in the Ugliest Car Ever!

A Yellow House in Iredell County

A poem — to immortalize a love worth telling and a house that carries their memories in its heart Mamaw and Pop pictured there in the center. Their love, the family, and the home they built together are the inspiration behind this poem. Nestled… in the dappled Spring sunlight peeking through oaks, maples, and Tulip poplar is a country house … Continue reading A Yellow House in Iredell County

Cottonwood Wings

a poem for my son to read at the funeral https://www.pexels.com/photo/trees-in-park-257360/ You might want to read this first In the Spring, God brings forth life Cottonwood drifts by on the wind. We water our gardens with tears for we have lost a dear friend. Her kindness grew like tulipsProud and colorful and tallHer compassion, a … Continue reading Cottonwood Wings

My Son’s Stepmother Passed, and I am a Weepy Mess

One would think this wouldn't affect me so, but it is complicated how our hearts handle death. https://unsplash.com/photos/6iM5GOht664 My son is in his upper twenties now, but I look back on his childhood days with a grateful, yet sometimes guilty heart. There were tough days sprinkled in with the rambunctious adventures of my firstborn. His … Continue reading My Son’s Stepmother Passed, and I am a Weepy Mess