Music and Why it Attracts Me

When I become sad, depressed, discouraged, I turn to music. Mainly rock n’ roll from the early 2000’s and the 90’s but now my music ranges from jazz to big band to classic country and classic rock. I also turn to the same songs when I’m happy and life is going right.  This last week, […]

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Just Breathe

Just breathe. Drink your tea. You’re still learning. It’s okay to get flustered and make mistakes. Slow down and stop thinking; just breathe. It’s in God’s hands and He will fix it. I have to move on and let things go; it’s out of my control. “I will make a covenant of peace with them; […]

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My Old Dog

My old dog has been sick the last few months. It all started with a tumor. I noticed she had lost weight and her mammary tumor seemed bigger. At the vet I was told her red blood cells were at 14%– they should have been at 40%. The vet ruled out the tumor. Not knowing […]

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Toes in the Dirt

I should have posted this back in April or May: It takes awhile for me to relax. Especially after hearing a beep from a headset alerting me to an incoming call for eight hours a day. When I can’t deal, I hope it’s spring. When the ground gets plowed and the days are warm, I […]

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An old dog ages

Sie, turned 15 on August 12th. It’s hard to believe I’ve had her for so long. She trots after me less and sleeps more. She is the only dog who doesnt get kicked out to sleep in the shade in the summer weather. Sie still enjoys chasing the cat and egging the other dogs into […]

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Illness and Anxiety

I survived a summer cold at work on the 14th of August. Tired, cold, and achy, I miserably took phone calls. On Sunday, I left church early, slept eight hours then, slept eight more a bit later. The last few months have been a rough ride. I’ve always had anxiety but it was pretty easy to […]

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