"Everything you've ever wanted, is on the other side of fear." ~G. Addair Today, I am thinking of our children. The new school year has started for most children. Our boys are no different. One is starting a brand new chapter of his life as a Freshman at West Virginia University, and the other is … Continue reading Facing the Fear of New Beginnings
Hey y'all! I'm baaaack! I've been a busy bee this summer, and by busy bee, I mean I've been busy living in the moment! As some of you may know already know, we are a blended family, and our children chose to remain in Pennsylvania when we relocated a few years ago. So that means, … Continue reading Summer Lovin’
The other day I was looking at my Facebook memories and it made me cringe! Oh how I wish I could go back to twenty-eight year old Jess and grab her by the shoulders and take the phone out of her hand before sharing the dirty laundry from her failing marriage!! Which got me thinking, after thirty-seven years on the earth, surely I have some advice that I could give my former/younger/dumber/more naive self!
It's strawberry season!! If you find yourself with an abundance of strawberries, you MUST try this recipe for strawberry-banana bread.
wanderlust (n): a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world
Bob Dylan said, "take care of all your memories, for you cannot relive them." Did he mean that we should hoard a bunch of stuff?
What comes to mind when YOU think of home? Is it the house that built you? Is it the place on your driver's' license? Perhaps it's a person. Maybe it's a place you've only been to in your dreams. Maybe home isn't a place or person, maybe it's just an idea.