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Brain Broken- Please Try Again Later...

Yet again- when I finally find the time to blog it will most assuredly be sad and tearful to an extent. Another reason, and probably the most  important one at that is that I need to get what is spinning around in my head out of my head and onto some form of communication to the world around me. October- from beginning (dealing with a traumatic death of a childhood friend) and to the end (another death- far more emotionally traumatic then actually traumatic) has sucked. I loved fall. I loved the changing leaves, the smell of the air, the chill nip in the mornings, wearing my comfy sweaters and sweatshirts again, raking leaves, carving pumpkins- all of it. I would decorate on September first for Halloween and refuse to take them down until Thanksgiving when Hubby would start putting up the Christmas d├ęcor. I wanted to decorate this year, but September was crazy busy. And by the end of it- the stress of life had gotten too great, and the sadness of events made me not care.
This year, o…

Black & White

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Black and White. Beginning and End. Action and Reaction… When you do something- there is recourse. A couple weeks ago, something happened that caught me off guard and taught me a lesson. Never take anything for granted. Don’t think you can do tomorrow what you’re too lazy to do today. I live in a small- tight knit community. Everyone in my neighborhood- practically every house live the parents and nearby live their children. Case in point- I live in my grandparents’ house (where my father was raised) that was next door to my parent’s house, and next to me my brother built his home and started his family. I grew up babysitting all the kids on this block. Now, we’re all adults- mostly have children of their own.
As a kid- I grew up playing with my friend Becky. She lived in the farmhouse kitty corner to my house, a quick walk across the cornfields back then. We played together all the time. We grew up playing in the woods behind our houses. We went to each other’s birthday parties. He…