Forty-two . . .

Eleven days late . . . I always share a note on my birthday, but this time around, Time was definitely not my friend.  Time is magical.  Time never asks us to watch while performing its tricks.  It flies when we are belly-ache laughing, stands still when we’re waiting on that call, disappears when we’re…

My Father’s Garden

My father’s garden is full of life and his heart, full of passion. When my dad was laid off a few years ago, way too soon to retire in this society, I was afraid that it would be a challenge for him to keep busy and find fulfillment. I’m not sure why I felt I had anything…

The Good Life

Most of you know that I’ve been laid-off from Chevron a little over two months ago. . .  life has been a bit of a whirlwind since!  What they say about one door closing is true.  Sometimes it’s a tiny window that opens and you have to squeeze yourself through, but it’s totally worth trying.…

Life Moves Pretty Fast . . .

Life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.  ~Ferris Bueller He wasn’t kidding!  I’ve been blogging since 2006 . . . but never quite found a groove or direction for my ramblings.  Mostly, in the beginning, I interpreted blogging as an online diary of sorts.…

Rodeo Cookie!

  Thanks to my very dear friend, Jimmie, I was able to participate in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo this year as a Committee-Woman 😉 I had the opportunity to serve as a volunteer for the Scholarship Taskforce.  There are so many wonderful ladies in this group!  It was a pleasure organizing, filing, tallying,…