I felt a nudge in my spirit to write about this tonight and decided I would not argue with God’s spirit. Generally that is an argument I will not win anyway!!! This is for the mamas and the daddy’s and the friends and the wives, the husbands and the sisters and the brothers, all God’s … Continue reading When they are ready, and not one moment sooner!!! (living through addiction in your family)
Some of the ways I handled my grief after my sweet Hugh returned to the moon are a little odd. I had a little bit of time to process my grief because I found out 2 months prior to him leaving that he was already in the stages of dying. My heart was heavy but … Continue reading The Gilmore Girls, My grief escape and other tricks!!
Dear Hugh, It has been a long time since I have written to you and after eating at the Pho place which I traveled via golf cart, I just had to share my day with you!!! The Pho place made me think of you and how you loved the ritual of fixing your food and … Continue reading Dear Hugh, It has been a long time!!!
Growing up in Enterprise Alabama people were always fascinated by our bizarre statue in the middle of the town square!!! I think at that time and maybe still to this day we were the only people on the planet that wielded a statue that immortalized a pest!!!! Seriously and a really creepy ugly pest at … Continue reading My Boll Weevil!!!!
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. ---Johann Wolfgang von Goethe To be super honest I was going to bed tonight and convinced myself that it was okay to skip one more week and not write my blog, not write my happy asses and … Continue reading Resistance!!!!
Dear Hugh, Oh my, it has been so many many full moons and so many hurting hearts ago. But you know I will take this hurt any day to have had the joy of being your friend and your wife. We were co-conspirators in making sure that people saw the love of God in how … Continue reading Dear Hugh, So many moons!!! So very many.
Tonight I was commenting back to a friend who stated, “I am glad that you got your son back.” I thought to myself, I thank God daily, on bended knee. I spent so many years on bended knees begging God, bargaining with God, manipulating God for my sons to be sober. I was not successful … Continue reading On bended knees, One day at a time.
I am dusting off my clear prison bag and making sure I am equipped with kleenex, my notebook, affirmations. I am searching my closet for plain clothes suitable to serve and love on all these precious inmates that know me as Ya Ya. After a long absence I am thankful that we can be back … Continue reading Dusting off my clear prison bag, filling up my heart!!!
When Hugh would talk to all those recovering fellows on the porch I heard him say this numerous times,”It was 5 years before I had walking around sense.” The funny thing when I look back is I started seeing Hugh when he had just started to get his walking around sense!!! I was newly divorced, … Continue reading Walking around sense!!!
Hey Sweet and most honorable and most loving man!!! It has been 34 full moons since you left us and we just had a spectacular full moon and as per usual people were sending me all their moon pics!!! Isn’t that sweet to think that all of those that loved me and loved you remember … Continue reading 34 Moons Ago…… Dear Hugh,