The Tailgater! Circa 2008-2014

Cuppycake and I enjoy traveling together.

No matter car, plane, or train it’s all about the journey….

or is it the destination in the end?

(Nobody ever seems to remember!)

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” Ursula K. Le Guin

This quote was first painted above our fireplace mantle in our home in 1997, then followed us to our current home in 2014 where it remains today.

My children often tease that it shall be woven into my eulogy one day – mostly because despite having seen this quote the majority of their lives they still continue to mis-quote it.

Which they deliberately know drives me crazy, giggles.

Continue reading “unpacking”


it’s the monday giggles…


I shock myself with

the clever things

I say and do.

Continue reading “shocking!”

something’s brewing…

it’s the monday giggles…

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As another day draws to an end:

Dear Brain,

Please (shut up,) be quiet.

The same for all those other people with you!

(And,) thank you!

Just peace (and a giggle,) remain.

(Because God’s got the night shift anyway!)

these hugs n’ blessings are for wherever the road takes you!

(be certain & pack a smile for the ride!)

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