My first stop in the trip involves horses and carriages, fudge, and the best coffee. There is plenty to see and do on an island only 8.2 miles in diameter. Biking, hiking, and horse back riding to name a few. This time around we also tried the nightlife. This island is small, quaint, and calm. … Continue reading Mackinac Island
For the next 11 days I will be blogging the journey of a bucket list discovery. Welcome and come along while I explore Michigan to Maine and back again.
All Mantras come from Anxiety-gone.com This week I am barely sleeping and barely eating. This is normal right? So naturally, unlike when I was too young to know better, I sought out mantras to help me pass through this week of being brave. “Release all worry and celebrate what could go right.” When September started, I … Continue reading The Growing Monster of ‘What If’
Dim blue hues of light barely braking through, I breathe in deep while taking it all inside me. With true appreciation I sit still, While all around me are others wishing for sun. Oh, how perfect then is the day dawning before me, Leaves dripping and mist surrounding all it touches with gloom. I … Continue reading Rainy Days: My First True Poem
I'm posting in response to The Word of the Day Challenge: Taciturn Each book I write, at least one character has a book that is their go to book. The one that they can compare all of life to. And in this one, it is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. But this new her, the … Continue reading Word of the Day Challenge: Taciturn
I sit here in the peaceful darkness of early morning. My sleep is all rearranged from working strange new hours and a mind that is often too busy of woulda, coulda, shoulda. And yet, I am still contentedly at peace. I long to hear the crickets but they are passed their time now as fall … Continue reading Early Morning Musing
I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you. If you need the medication again, go ahead and take it—I will love you through that, as well. If you don’t need the medication, I will love you, too. There’s nothing you … Continue reading The Heart of a Nurse