The thought running through my mind lately is “be a little kinder than you need to.” I say it to myself when I need the reminder, because sometimes it’s not the first thing on my mind. But it’s on my mind so much because I see it in others. Lately I’ve encountered people that have … Continue reading Be a little kinder than you need to.
If you told me a few years ago that I'd one day be almost elbow deep in a dead deer, I would have laughed. Never in my life did I imagine I'd be the kind of person to gut out a deer. In fact, the first time I saw it done I was close to … Continue reading My First Hunting Season in 10 Years.
I feel like I’m always talking about a new concept or idea, some new way of living or thinking, but the truth is...I’m constantly growing and learning and paying attention to different things in my life. One thing I’ve noticed is the way we speak to ourselves and about ourselves matters. In any kind of … Continue reading the words we speak to ourselves.
My grandmother is what I'd call a firecracker. She's smart as a tack and just as feisty. She's the strongest woman I've ever known. She had such a huge role in my upbringing that I know I wouldn't be here without here. And I don't mean "here" as in where I am in life, I … Continue reading Be A Good Person.
You could search all over, but there is nothing in the world as strong as a mother. You see her every day, she could be struggling but you’d never know it. She is bright. She is smiling. She is tired. But she is strong. She’s the one losing sleep, worrying about tomorrows issues and … Continue reading Strong As A Mother.
I found myself putting off typing this...maybe it's because I have too much on my mind that I could say but regardless, here I am. It's the last day of 2019, but it's also the last day of a decade. New Year's Eve has always been my favorite holiday, I've never done anything exciting but … Continue reading The end of the year.
It's been a long day. Or a long week. It's been a long month, even. December means everyone is busy- shopping and preparing, traveling, trying to survive the holidays without losing their sanity. For me it's full of birthdays (almost all my siblings are born in December along with my husband and a few others), … Continue reading It’s been a long day.