Starting Over

I lost a lot of myself when we moved to Texas. I don’t think either David or I realized what exactly we were getting ourselves into with this move, but it’s definitely been more difficult than I imagined. There are a lot of good things. Great things, even. David is doing very well at his […]

A Ray of Hope

Just when we thought that all was bleak and things would never get better, a ray of hope shone through the clouds. I received an email yesterday from a dear old friend who I’ve known for almost 20 years, and she offered us a golden opportunity. Melissa has offered us a place to stay at […]

Window of Opportunity

Every week I participate in “Stream of Consciousness Sunday”, hosted by Fadra of The idea is to type for 5 minutes, a brain dump of sorts, and then to publish without editing the writing at all. It’s been a busy week. I’ve been going through old blog posts that were saved and getting those […]

Starving Artist Relief Sale

My talented and wonderful artist husband is having a sale on prints of his original artwork to try and offset his temporary layoff from work, and our subsequent loss of at least one paycheck. Please take a look at the sale page for his prints — and if you don’t see one there that speaks […]

Wildflowers in the Meadow – South Carolina Botanical Gardens

We found out yesterday that my husband has been “gifted” with a one week layoff from his job. This impromptu vacation is a source of stress, of course, because our finances are already incredibly tight, and we have cinched in our belts as much as we can. I’m sure his job will be back to […]

The Beauty of Poverty

I never planned to be poor. It just happened that way. I was raised poor, checking the couch for coins for gas money and scrimping for groceries, not shopping at certain stores because they would no longer accept my mother’s checks. I vowed that I would not be poor when I got older. As an […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...