The Best Laid Plans

My momma’s heart that morning was heavy, my mind racing with worry, anxiety roiling my stomach. The cause for my worry? My eldest daughter. Mini-me.

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Freedom’s To-Do List

For Summer, who said, “Write about poem about getting ready for camping”… though it should be admitted that she wanted it to rhyme.  O, I’ve got lists. To-do lists, grocery lists, packing lists. Honey, please won’t you pick up a few dozen… Don’t forget to swing by and grab… Do we know anyone who could… Continue reading Freedom’s To-Do List

Things Kate Redmon Likes

Originally posted on Things We Like:
The rich combination of warm sunshine and cool breeze on bare shoulders Riots of fuchsia bougainvillea blossoms on overgrown shrubs Sharp-witted wordplay The heady smell of plumeria that envelops the senses when stepping off the plane at the Honolulu Airport When my pinochle partner passes just the cards I need…

Out of Control

It’s 3:34 a.m. and I’m blogging. Why up so early, you ask? Well, at 2:50, when my husband’s stupid early alarm started whining, instead of rolling over and slipping right back in dreams, I started worrying. Instantaneously upon awakening, I found myself consumed with anxiety that I might one day develop urinary incontinence. I have no… Continue reading Out of Control