Let the Good Times Roll

Let the Good Times Roll

Recently, I woke up in the middle of the night, slightly panicked. I couldn’t remember if I had been dreaming, and there wasn’t any thunder rolling outside. I checked my cell phone. No texts or missed calls. Yet a sense of dread hung heavy over me. I...
There and Back Again: Stuck

There and Back Again: Stuck

Last night, I got stuck. There were no mud puddles or snow drifts involved; I wasn’t knee deep in quick sand or trapped between a rock and a hard place. I was just walking through the grocery store when my thoughts jammed tight and wouldn’t let me go....
A Warranty That Was Worth It

A Warranty That Was Worth It

Yesterday evening, as my sister and I were heading out for a quick errand, I passed by the furnace in the laundry room, and something sounded amiss. The furnace would light and attempt to kick on, then nothing. Assuming it was a fluke, we left as planned. Later, when...
Leaning In

Leaning In

On Sunday, I had two women from church over to my house for a meeting, and since I didn’t know if they were dog people, Precious was confined to the laundry room. She barked and whined when I latched the gate; she hates to be alone, especially if she knows I am...