From Sand to Gemstones

Refining Life's Ragged Edges


September 2017


I wrote this on another blog and couldn't decided whether I should share it on that one or this one. I decided on both. I've been circling around a thought the last two months. Yesterday I took the day off... Continue Reading →

Why I Stand

I was texting an old coworker today when she asked me, "You'd kneel wouldn't you?" I understood what she was asking. And as I politely said, "I will stand for the flag and kneel for the cross," she was pretty... Continue Reading →

Emergency Kits

I'm not going to make light of the disasters that have hit America, Canada, Mexico and the Atlantic the last month. Fires. Hurricanes. Earthquakes. Tornadoes. Disaster after disaster it doesn't appear things will slow down any time soon. When we... Continue Reading →

Finding A Way To Sparkle

Today has been a really rough day. I've been sitting in front of my computer trying to write today's blog. It seems like I can write everything but. I don't know what it is. I'm tired after my long weekend.... Continue Reading →

A Dead Relationship

It's been almost two years since my husband and I said enough is enough and laid all our cards on the table. Before that, life was pretty miserable for nearly two years. We fought all the time. We tried to... Continue Reading →

30 About Me’s

I didn't have much to write today. I wanted to write something to spot light National Suicide Prevention Week but I think I'm coming down with something so my brain isn't really working. So I decided to pull out of... Continue Reading →

I Forgive You

I missed my post yesterday but wanted to make sure I keep the at least twice a week posts going. It's been a little hard (really, it's just being lazy) to do it so I'm forcing myself to now. As... Continue Reading →

There You Are, Peter!

Today is Labor Day so I wanted to talk about what the labor movement meant and why this is a National Holiday. Instead, there is something else that I want to say. I learned that theĀ labor movementĀ in the United States... Continue Reading →

For the Love Of…Flexibility

I picked a topic for August before July ended. And I was determined to make it happen. Then, you know, life happened. And then it happened again. And again. It's been an interesting month for sure. I can't seem to... Continue Reading →

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