“Can’t Never Could.”

      “Can’t never could. ” ~ Lydia S. My assistant for a few years was Lydia.  I love her dearly and am so thankful that our paths crossed. She’s a cancer survivor. She’s mother who has lost an adult child to a heart attack. She’s a woman who has lost a husband. She’s a woman who worked whole-heartedly in the school system on days when some might want to give up and not be vested. She’s a womanRead more

…a few thoughts on endings and beginnings…

  December Prayer I’m determined to remember I’m determined to forget On this last day in December I choose to move beyond regret For it is often in the choosing Of what to hold and to let go for what we focus on will hold us And what we feed in life will grow I’ll forget what lies behind me Those things I cannot change But hold dear the lessons learned and Find the beauty that remains I’ll ‘forget’ theRead more

Daily Prompt Challenge – “First”

Would you believe…this was my first car?! A 1969 Plymouth Barracuda, fastback edition. Yep, by many classic car experts, this would be a great find…but my high school friends weren’t classic car experts and didn’t think it was too cool! It was an older car and not what a teenage girl would choose as her first car, at least this once teenage girl. But for me, the Barracuda was key to my teenage independence and had great acceleration, and IRead more