It’s In Her Genes

Of all the traits we pass on to our children, some may make us cringe in shame while others make us cry out with joy. This week I had what you might call a “proud mama” moment; well, only if you’re from the South, I suppose. Fair warning: I’m about …

Weekend Wordsmith

For a long time now, I’ve wanted to start some sort of weekly feature on the blog. You know, like Wordless Wednesday or Movie Review Monday.  I’ve also seen a few blogs that do Feature Friday, featuring another blog each week. I even considered it when I had my first …

Success (circa June 1992)

Beneath the starry night I see you in the lime-light You’re so happy and carefree What everyone wants to be You deserve all you’ve received All you thought you needed was someone who believed But everyone stood behind you Solid to see you through And now you’ve reached your summit …

The Storm (circa June 1992)

Raindrops on the window, A storm’s moving in. Sound of thunder rolls low Deep beneath the wind. The lighting flashes Through the darkness of the night. The hail thrashes, Fills the deer’s heart with fright. Quietly in the corner sits a little girl Hoping for calm to appear. All the …