Thankful Thursday: What If?

I am a what-iffer. I know that’s a made up word but it’s really the best way to describe my ever-present habit of troubleshooting a problem before it’s a problem. Also known, as Bren√© Brown would say, as foreboding joy. I tend to ponder “what if this happens,” so then I am prepared with a…

Thankful Thursday: All You Need is Love … and a Pet

Blogger’s Note: Sometimes we get on a roll with a theme and we can’t stop. Somehow this became animal week on our blog. It’s like Animal Planet. Just go with it ūüôā Some time last week I got a Facebook¬†memory notice and one of them¬†was a photo of Stevie Nicks while she was still pregnant…

Thankful Thursday: Reading Has Resumed

I am an avid reader. ¬†I read every night before I go to bed without fail. ¬†Sometimes I only make it through a couple of pages before my eyelids begin to get heavy, but I still pick up my Kindle and read. ¬†In the years before my Kindle, I frequented the bookstore, the library and…

Thankful Thursday: Out of Hibernation

When you have a family pet that has reached into the double digits, you get a little twitchy when something out of the ordinary happens. If you are the kind of person who can’t take the stress of this blog already, remember it’s Thankful Thursday, which means it has to be a happy ending… and…

Thankful Thursday: Sisters

  Last Thursday, my youngest flew to Nashville to visit her sisters. ¬†It was the first time she had flown alone. ¬†It was the first time she had seen her oldest sister since she moved in January and it was also the first time they spent time together for days on end, without their parental…

Thankful Thursday: Two Years Later With Stevie Nicks

  Today marks the 2nd anniversary of the night ¬†our pup, Stevie Nicks, was rescued off the street. If you will recall she was spotted in the ditch eating trash while on our way home from the airport. ¬†My daughter’s boyfriend saw something on the side of the road and pulled over. ¬†As they have…