Just a Baby She stared long at the sky, silenced by the hard realization that her life had changed forever. Cigarette smoke swirled around her, each drag feeling both desperately needed and suffocating, while her head also swirled anxiously with both shock and disbelief sharing equal space. "It's just a baby," she thought. "Hardly the… Continue reading Is this you, God?
Friends, Every year we do it. We make so much of this time of year. Going way back to our childhoods, even. Who among us doesn't recall the whole build up all month long? The unboxing of decorations and cherished ornaments with your family, plus the trimmings in every store and street in town? The wish… Continue reading Making Much of Christmas
(Note: This is a little something I wrote for my lovely, self-appointed/adopted niece, then shared at her baby shower this past summer. She is a dream and now also a Momma and I love her and her entire family dearly.) For the Rest of What Comes Next… I remember the first time I saw you,… Continue reading Dear Momma-To-Be