Squirrel!

It’s a well-known fact that dogs and squirrels are at war, though perhaps not among the squirrel population. Charlie, however – he knows about this war. He believes that he himself was there when it began.

If You Aren’t Learning You Aren’t Living

I said this to someone this morning who came through the line at the Credit Union. It was followed by the advice that if you ever find yourself bored and not learning anything anymore for whatever reason; quit your job, take a trip, get a new job, whatever, just go learn something. She said she …

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I Sputter

I live for the bursts of passion that spark through my life like an engine that won't quite catch.

I’m not Feeling Well so Here’s What’s Happening in my Head because I am Incapable of True Creativity when I Feel like This

I don't feel well tonight, decided not to go to a Kid's Ministry Meeting because of it but I don't want to sleep. It's been a while since I posted anything here so I figure it's time for a thought dump. For the last two or three days I've been in this fog. I went …

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It’s Raining Right Now and This isn’t What I Sat Down to Write

Rainstorms are reassuring. Especially on Monday. While I still work in the garden center it's even better because I know that there won't be too many people looking for plants. If there are any I'll be shocked. they probably won't be looking for power equipment either. That means I will have some down time, quiet …

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The State of Things

I just have to keep reminding myself that God's got this.

I’m Creating Again

I feel like I need to do something, that I'm supposed to be somewhere else, doing something with myself. I've been blessed that God has not only given me a job, but the endurance to keep working that job - even if I complain a lot, don't enjoy it like I did, and hurt all over. But, there's more to life, to my life, than the garden center at Lowe's.