Early Morning Color

When I went into the kitchen this morning a flash of color caught my eye, a bud on my Hibiscus had opened.  I have had this plant for years, if memory serves, since 2005, it didn’t cost much, maybe $25 USD, you can find them for a similar price at any home center.  This is … More Early Morning Color

Really??

I am constantly amused and saddened at the way folks are, I  was at Wal-Mart this morning coming out of the store, I was headed back to my car, and  I hear “you f***ing a**hole!”  This wasn’t all I heard, I’m sure I don’t need to elaborate, but, I will tell you it was a … More Really??

My Mom

Today is my Mother’s birthday, she would have been Eighty years old today had she not passed on November 14, 2011. Mom used to say, “I’m just a dumb old country girl.”  This is something I had also heard said by my Grandmother, I ‘m assuming she learned it from her and repeated it as … More My Mom

Mattie’s Eyes

Mattie’s eyes are of the deepest brown, they see. Mattie’s eyes see. The single drop of morning dew on a flower’s petal. Mattie’s eyes see. The glowing colors of a rainbow under cloudy skies. Mattie’s eyes see. Jewels on the beach cast up by a generous sea. Mattie’s eyes see. The full Moon set against … More Mattie’s Eyes

Goodbye 2011

In a few hours 2011 will be over.  I’ve had some mixed feelings about it, in a lot of ways it has been a rough year.  I have had two of my 2010 wedding clients lose their Mothers to cancer, both died too young, a friend lost his brother, and in the same month endured … More Goodbye 2011

Come With Me

Come with me. To our place by the cozy fire. Let us make our plans, to escape Winter’s chill, travel to a far off land. We will walk ancient pathways, the busy market, the sunny shore. Come with me. To our big brass bed. By candlelight let us love till the hour grows late. With … More Come With Me