Monthly Archives: September 2009

friendly encouragement [69]

Every once in a while I dig through my pile of old manuscripts from different stories I’ve written over the years looking for inspiration.  Sometimes, I find myself caught up not necessarily in the story I wrote but more so in … Continue reading

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change [68]

Isn’t it funny how you get someplace and you don’t even know how you got there?  It’s kind of like driving on auto-pilot.  You drive the same familiar roads every day, and you know you’re paying attention enough not to … Continue reading

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kindness: a rarity [67]

I spent my afternoon today at Starbucks reading.  I had my Ipod with me, but I’m always careful to put it on a volume that I am still able to hear what is going on around me.  I got my … Continue reading

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oops. saturday favorites. [66]

Hi friends.  So I fail.  Because I was home sick yesterday, it threw me for a whirl, and I completely forgot that yesterday was Friday.  And I forgot to do my “Friday Favorites.”  And therefore, I am a failure.  I … Continue reading

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living in a sad place [65]

I pass by the scene of the accident where the 20 year old ballerina was killed by a drunk driver every day. And every day it breaks my heart, but it also scares me to death. We live our lives … Continue reading

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sickly [64]

So I definitely feel like I’m on the brink of some awful illness tonight. :(  It all started with a horrible headache that just wouldn’t go away, and when I got home from my sisters I actually threw up.  Definitely … Continue reading

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another year begins [63]

It’s still summer for the rest of the world, but for the band geeks it’s the first day of band camp.  No, not the this one time at band camp kind of band camp.  There really isn’t anything “camp” like for … Continue reading

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