Tag: vacation

Life’s Low Blows

 I yell at my God, “Am I not strong enough?”  A year ago, I held the world by successful dreams I’d once thought impossible. I’d opened the oyster and, thought for the first time ever, I finally plucked a pearl. I had made my dream publications. A piece I wrote had gotten picked up by every publication I’d admired. It…

Therapist Lady, Libel, And Laughter

The decision had to be made. I got a therapist lady. Y’all don’t have to worry about me as much now. I thought some y’all were starting to worry because my husband cheated on me AGAIN, and this time I had to leave him. I moved in with my mom. I had to carry most of my clothes, make-up, and…

Strangers On A Slide

I cannot tell you the exact date this story happened. My sister and I were young. Our family had no digital cameras or cell phones, they didn’t exist. If they had been invented, rich people were buying them along with their thousand dollar VCRs. Yes, once upon time a VCR cost over a grand and Betamax sat on store shelves.…

The Hot Humid Hunt

It’s not very often you see the boy behind the man. As age passes each day, the newness wears a bit thinner. The mysteries are no longer mysterious. Excitement is rare as nothing is new and exciting. The wheels in the day to day cog begins to flake with rust. The muscles in the back ache, and gray hairs begin…

Blessed Be

Vacation was pretty picture perfect. And on the day after I wrote my last post, I saw this in my Facebook news feed. Even on Fakebook, a message will come exactly when it is needed. And I needed a major reminder before I entered full breakdown crying in the floor mode, which I tend to do. Mainly I reserve my…

Charleston Dreamin’

Vacation time is almost here. And I am excited, nervous, and filled with the anticipation which I can only liken to Christmas Eve. South Carolina has been my home away from home since I was five years old. Myrtle Beach holds as many memories for me as it does grains of sand scattered through it’s landscape. After a few disappointing…

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